Vietnamese in the UK and Singapore celebrate Lunar New Year 2023

Vietnamese in the UK and Singapore celebrate Lunar New Year 2023

On the occasion of Ted, the Association of Vietnamese Intellectuals in the United Kingdom and Ireland (VIS) organized its annual meeting on January 14, while the Embassy of Vietnam and the Vietnam Students Association in Singapore (VNYA) hosted the 2023 Spring Festival.

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Participants at the VIS meeting in Oxford on 14 January.
Photo: VNA/CVN

At the annual meeting of the Association of Vietnamese Intellectuals (VIS) in the UK and Ireland, participants reviewed the activities of the VIS in 2022. In this, a mentoring program and talent development (MTD) was launched at Hanoi National University of Economics. and establishing a partnership with the British Council in the framework of the Researcher Linkage Programme.

The number of VIS members has increased from 46 in 2021 to more than 100 in 2022. They are active professors, associate professors, lecturers and researchers in more than 60 universities in Vietnam and in the United Kingdom and other countries. ‘Ireland.

In 2023, VIS will continue to expand its activities not only in the field of education, but also in cooperative activities to promote Vietnamese-British relations, such as the Embassy of Vietnam in the UK, the Vietnam Friendship Association – UK and Vietnamese associations in the UK.

During the event, Ambassador Nguyễn Hoàng Long stressed that education is the main pillar of Vietnamese-British relations and that Vietnam should promote cooperation in this field as it enters a new phase of development.

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The ambassador recommended Oxford University and other British educational institutions to cooperate with Vietnam in training high-quality human resources.

Singapore Spring Festival 2023

On Saturday 14 January, the Embassy of Vietnam in Singapore and the Vietnam Students Association (VNYA) hosted the 2023 Spring Festival with the participation of around 100 students and guests.

They participated in folk games, product competition Pan Chung (a square cake of glutinous rice stuffed with meat and beans). They also prepared nearly 150 gifts for Vietnamese students and students who could not return to their home country to celebrate Tet with their families.

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