Palestine Embassy at the “Peace and Culture Day” in Hanoi

Monday, 13 October 2014 11:18

Hanoi – In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Liberation Day in the Capital city (October 10, 1954 - 2014) and the 15th anniversary of Hanoi being recognized by UNESCO as the "City for Peace", Embassy of the State of Palestine in Hanoi actively participated in a series of activities during the “Peace and Culture Day” on 12th October 2014 at the flower garden of Ly Thai To Statue in the center of beautiful Hanoi.

H.E. Mr. Saadi Salama, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Palestine to Vietnam joined the Ceremony of Peace message Signing and then Balloon and Dove Release to spread Peace Message with leaders of Hanoi, including Chairmanof theHanoi People's Committee H.E. Mr. Nguyen The Thao, Chairman of the city People's Council Mrs. Ngo Thi Doan Thanh, representatives from Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and ambassadors and representatives of some international organizations in Hanoi. After this ceremony, Ambassador Saadi Salama joined with Hanoi’s leaders, international friends and Hanoi strata in peace walk around the streets and Hoan Kiem Lake. 

Also in the framework of the “Peace and Culture Day”, Embassy of the State of Palestine displayed Palestinian handicrafts, traditional costume and pictures about the land and people of Palestine as well as the traditional friendship relationship between Palestine and Vietnam in an exhibition booth at the “Friendship Village”, along with other embassies in Vietnam such as Laos, Thai, Russia, Panama and Venezuela.

A group of Palestinian students who are studying in Vietnam had a vibrant and impressive performance on the stage of the concert named “Aspiration and Peace” held in the evening of the day. Their Palestinian traditional folk dance attracted great attention and cheering from the audience.


Some images of Palestine Embassy at the "Peace and Culture Day" in Hanoi:

Palestine Ambassador Saadi Salama with Palestinian students at the Exhibition booth


Vietnamese friends at the exhibition booth of the Embassy of the State of Palestine


Ambassador Saadi Salama with representatives of diplomatic missions and the Hanoi Union of Friendship Organizations


Ambassador Saadi Salama at a TV interview


Ambassador Saadi Salama with Head of Office of UNESCO in Vietnam, Mrs. Katherine Muller-Marin


Palestinian students perform at the "Aspiration and Peace" Concert