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Holland Village opens in HCM City Park

The Holland Village event, held by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in HCM City, will open at September 23 Park on October 22. The 10-day event aims to promote the culture and customs of the people and country of the Netherlands to Vietnamese, expatriates and international visitors here.  

It will introduce several abiding images of the Netherlands including 12 typical houses, windmills, tulips and other objects.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to enjoy music from Holland, the country's traditional cuisine and games.

Around 15 well-known artists from Holland will show their special skills in making wooden shoes and other handicraft and fine-art products, including the art of glass blowing by well-known artist Frans Limpens.

Some of the best paintings produced by artists and visitors at the event will be auctioned, and all the proceeds donated to the "Dance4Life" fund, a fund for developing HIV and AIDS prevention projects.

The event marks the 37th anniversary of bilateral relations Viet Nam and the Netherlands.
Updated : 23-10-2010 12:33:39
Source : VNS