Home / Hanoinews
Hanoi willing to support Cuba’s cultural activities
Anh Kiet 14:00, 2020/02/13
Hanoi's mayor Nguyen Duc Chung has affirmed that Hanoi will support the embassy in organizing the upcoming Cuba Cultural Day at the Ly Thai To monument.

Hanoi is willing to support Cuba’s cultural activities to be held in the capital city, Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said at a reception for Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Lianys Torres Rivera on February 13.

 Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung receives Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Lianys Torres Rivera. Photo: Thuy Linh

Agreeing with Cuba’s programs to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relationship with Vietnam, Hanoi mayor Nguyen Duc Chung affirmed that Hanoi will support the embassy in organizing the upcoming Cuba Cultural Day at the Ly Thai To monument.

The mayor also agreed to a Cuban tilework project on Yen Phu street and requested the Cuban embassy to provide sketches of the painting so that Hanoi’s authorities can call for funding to build it.

Chung emphasized the long-lasting strong relationship between Vietnam and Cuba cultivated by Ho Chi Minh and Fidel Castro, adding that Hanoi’s authorities always welcome and support all activities which highlight and promote the bilateral ties.

He also thanked Cuba for inviting Vietnam to participate in the Havana International Book Fair 2020 as the honorary guest. The fair, which is taking place from February 6 to 16, is one of the most prominent annual cultural events of the Caribbean island nation .

For her part, the ambassador said the Cuban embassy will collaborate with Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to organize the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Cuba. On this occasion, some Cuban famous bands will be invited to perform in Hanoi and she counts on the support of Hanoi’s authorities for this activities.

Besides, the ambassador confirmed that with the support of the Hanoi People's Committee, her embassy will complete the tilework on Yen Phu street in the fourth quarter of 2020.

RELATED NEWS
TAG: Cuba’s cultural activities 60th anniversary of diplomatic relationship
Other news
15:29, 2020/29/13
Hanoi to suspend entertainment activities to mourn late Party chief
All the leisure activities in the capital city are requested to be halted on August 14 and 15.
15:17, 2020/17/13
Hanoi to enter intense phase of coronavirus battle next week
Local authorities might require residents to stay at home as applied in the social distancing campaign in April.
08:31, 2020/31/13
Hanoi appoints personnel replacing suspended mayor
The newly-appointed person will govern the city’s operations during Mr. Nguyen Duc Chung’s suspension.
18:48, 2020/48/12
More than 800 stranded people in Danang return to Hanoi
Four flights will be operated from August 11 to 13 to bring back the stranded people to Hanoi.
17:12, 2020/12/12
Hanoi gives priority to protecting well-being of people and foreign representatives
Hanoi is expected to complete Covid-19 testing for people returning from Covid-19 hit areas this week, said Hanoi’s Party chief Vuong Dinh Hue.
12:22, 2020/22/12
A look at nearly complete modern ring road in Hanoi
The contractor is making the best effort to finalize Hanoi's modern ring road and put the viaduct into operation by October 10 to celebrate the 1010th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi.