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French week to open in Ho Chi Minh City

French businesses and the Embassy of France will celebrate French week in Vietnam from April 6 to 12. The week will be France’s most important political, economic and cultural event in Vietnam, Ambassador Herve Bolot said at a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday. The week will provide an opportunity for French businesses to discover Vietnam, a new economic “tiger” in Asia, he said.

Highlights of the week include a three-day exhibition of French products and forums on energy, health, agricultural products and foodstuff, education, Francophone community and globalization. Cultural and sports activities to be held during the week include a photo exhibition, dance performances, a fashion show, a gala night for orphans and a ceremony at the Tre Eco-museum in southern Binh Duong Province.

A France-Vietnam friendship marathon race, scheduled for April 6, is expected to attract around 5,000 people. Ex-footballers from Viet Nam and France will play a friendly match at the Thong Nhat Stadium on April 8.

Sŕi Gňn Giai Phong - January 13, 2007.