A Vietnamese culinary month was jointly launched by the
Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Lotte Seoul Hotel on
August 24 in the RoK’s capital city of Seoul.
Titled “Hello Vietnam”, the event, which was held with the support the national
flag carrier, is one of the events celebrating the 25th anniversary of Viet Nam-RoK
bilateral diplomatic relations (December 22, 1992 - December 22, 2017).
At the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to the RoK Nguyen Vu Tu was said he was
delighted with the thriving relations between the two countries in every field
from politics, economy to people-to-people exchange.
He said the Vietnamese culinary month is an important event promoting Vietnamese
culture to Korean people and international friends, helping them gain better
understanding and experience the beauty and uniqueness of Vietnamese cuisine
cooked by Vietnamese chiefs.
Meanwhile, a representative of Lotte Seoul Hotel appreciated the Vietnamese
Embassy’s support in implementing the event, pledging to continue working to
tighten the Viet Nam-RoK ties, especially in culture and people-to-people
Vietnamese chiefs attending the event said that they were proud to showcase Viet
Nam’s delicacies such as spring rolls and pho (Vietnamese noodle soup) to the
RoK, which shares historical and cultural similarities with Viet Nam.
Visitors highly valued Vietnamese cuisine and its uniqueness, saying that
Vietnamese cooking is elegant and unique rather than sophisticated, which
delivers delicious and healthy food and reflects part of a culture they want to
soon discover and experience..