Vietnamese culture popularised in Mexican university
Updated : Sunday, October 07, 2018 3:09 PM (GMT+0700)

TheNational School of Languages, Linguistics and Translation under the NationalAutonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the Vietnamese Embassy in Mexicoheld a Day of Vietnamese Language and Cuisine and screened films to introduceVietnamese culture to lecturers and students on October 5.

At the event - Source: VNA

At a Vietnamese-languageclass, First Secretary of the Vietnamese Embassy in Mexico Lam Quoc Thanhpresented an overview of the origin, formation and development of theVietnamese language. 

Nearly 50 students learnedVietnam’s alphabet characters, pronunciation and basic greetings. Theyexpressed wish that more Vietnamese classes will be opened. 

Head of the Russian, Asianand contemporary Greek language faculty Ricardo Cornejo said the school willconsider adding Vietnamese language into its curricula in the near future tomeet students’ demand. 

International and Mexicanstudents were also introduced to Vietnam’s rice paper – a specialty of the wetrice civilization. They learnt how to make fresh spring rolls using ricepapers.

On the occasion, they gainedan insight into the unique culture of H’Mong people, one of the 54 Vietnameseethnic groups via the film “Story of Pao” by director Ngo Quang Hai. 

The day was part of theVietnam Week held by UNAM with a series of activities such as seminars andphoto exhibitions.


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