FIRST 2015 TOURISM PROMOTION SEMINAR IN HANOI
May 2015. The Argentine Embassy held the first 2015 tourism promotion seminar at Meliá Hotel in Hanoi on May 22. The event aimed to train local tour operators on Argentina as a tourist destination and also sought to boost partnerships between agencies from both countries in order to increase two-way flow of tourists.
Vietnamese authorities in the field of tourism attended the seminar, as well as representatives from the 10 top travel agencies in Hanoi, among others.
COOPERATION FO.AR: COMMUNICATION WITH RELATIVES OF THE WAR MARTYRS
May 2015. Silvia San Martín and Enrique Pastor from Argentina’s Human Rights Department conducted the first chapter of a new FO.AR cooperation project from May 4-8 in Hanoi, which aims to train the Vietnamese officials on strategies in communication with families of martyrs in the war.
The activities took place at the Bureau of National Devotees, Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Vietnam, the Vietnamese counterpart of this coopation project. The...
THE PIYUS RETURN TO VIETNAM TO START A NEW LAP
May 2015. The Argentine Ambassador Claudio Gutiérrez received the Piyus at his residence on the night of May 7, a group of Argentine motorbike lovers who started a trip around the world in 2008 that still continues.
During this long trip they drove from Buenos Aires to the US, from where they crossed to the Asian continent. The itinerary paused at Hanoi last year, where the Piyus left their bikes for a year. They came back now to withdraw them and resume the trip, which will...
ARGENTINE PRESENCE AT THE "FOOD & HOTEL VIETNAM" FAIR
April 2015. The 8th edition of the "Food & Hotel Vietnam" fair took place from April 20th to 23rd at the Center of Exhibition and Convention in Ho Chi Minh City. 470 exhibitors from 36 regions and countries showed their best products in the fields of food and hospitality.
Argentine Ambassador, Claudio Gutiérrez and Head of Trade Section, Sofía Sánchez Acosta joined the Argentine stand, which was set up and organized by the Export.ar Foundation....
SPANISH LANGUAGE COMPETITION AT THE SPANISH DEPARTMENT
April 2015. The competition "Who speaks better Spanish?" organized by the Spanish Department took place on April 23rd at the University of Hanoi.
Head of Cultural Section, Belén García Alcat was a judge for this competition, along with representatives from other Latin American countries. The participants were students from the Spanish Department, highlighting their dominance in the Hispanic language.
After the competition, the students visited cultural...
MALBEC WORLD DAY CELEBRATION “ON THE TOP OF HANOI”
April 2015. The Argentine Embassy together with Wines of Argentina celebrated the Malbec World Day 2015 under the motto “On the top of Hanoi”. The event took place at “Sky Bar”, situated on the terrace of floor 67 at Lotte, the highest building in Hanoi. Over 200 guests attended this celebration.
The commemoration of the day of the traditional argentine wine stock aimed at making the national wine even more well-known among potential Vietnamese consumers. At...
COOPERATION FO.AR: DAIRY COW CLONING PROJECT
April 2015. The agronomist from the University of Buenos Aires, Daniel Salamone visited Vietnam from April 13th to 22nd with the aim to implement the second phase of the cooperation project FO.AR regarding the training in technologies in cow cloning. This project started in October 2014.
The activities, which also involved the Argentine Embassy, took place at the laboratories of the recipient of the project, namely the National Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) of the Ministry of...
132nd. ASSEMBLY OF THE INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION IN HANOI
March 2015. The 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) was held in Hanoi from March 28-April 1. Attending the event were over 160 international delegations composed of legislators from different IPU member parliaments.
Argentina was represented by congressman Ricardo Cuccovillo, in his capacity as chairman of the Argentina-Vietnam Friendship Group.
“Sustainable Development: Turning Words into Action” was the theme under discussion at this Assembly,...
ARGENTINE PARTICIPATION AT THE UNIS SPRING FAIR 2015
March 2015. Argentina was represented with a colourful cultural booth at the UNIS (United Nations International School) Spring Fair 2015, which was held in Hanoi on Saturday, March 21 at the school’s premises.
The Spring Fair is a high profile annual event that gathers not only UNIS students but also the community at large. Different countries, restaurants, as well as other cultural groups took the opportunity to showcase their culture, delicacies and various products.
ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN WITH IVANKE
January 2015. Argentine cartoonist Ivan Kerner (Ivanke) conducted free art workshops for children in three different schools in Hanoi in the framework of his project "Little Big Worlds", which aims to create art with children worldwide.
The workshops, conducted with the support of the Cultural Section of the Argentine Embassy, took place at the Singapore International School (SIS), the Experimental Primary School of Hanoi and the semi-...
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