Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism plans to organize various
cultural activities to mark Vietnam – Lao Friendship Year 2012.
and Laos will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their diplomatic ties
in 2012, as well as the 35th anniversary of the signing of their
bilateral Friendship and Cooperation Treaty.
this occasion, diverse activities will be held to increase awareness
of the countries’ peoples, cultures and tourism, contributing to
consolidating their solidarity, friendship and cooperation.
including Vietnamese cultural days in Laos, Lao cultural days in
Vietnam, Vietnamese art performance in Laos, and cultural exchanges in
border provinces, will all be held this year. An album of Vietnamese
and Lao songs will be released. The construction of a President Ho Chi
Minh Memorial in Laos will be completed.
agencies, committees and localities will also promote economic and
commercial cooperation through seminars, forums, exhibitions and fairs.