14:32 | 13/06/2017 Society
A Vietnamese Exhibition pavilion, combining tradition and modernity, has received hundreds of visitors in the last few days, at Expo 2017 Astana, in the capital of Kazakhstan.
Expo 2017 Astana, themed Future Power, brings together exhibits from 115 countries and territories and will run between June 10 and September 10. The 25ha grounds enable countries to introduce their beauty, potential and initiatives in using power sources for sustainable development.
Vietnam’s exhibition was set up by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on a total area of over 400sq.m. Various photos and videos tell the story of a country with beautiful landscapes and rich cultures, introducing the richness of the Mekong Delta region.
They also introduce the various problems caused by climate change in the country and call for international co-operation in creating a better future. The displays also include solutions for future power sources, like wind and solar power.
The country’s tourism potential is highlighted with handicrafts offered at the site.
On the first day of the event, 900 guests visited the Vietnamese pavilion.
Nguyen Trung Khanh, head of the ministry’s International Co-operation Department, said the pavilion will host traditional performances every day, together with shows by artists from the Vietnam Music Academy and Vietnam Puppetry Theater.