An elegant symbol of Vietnamese culture
Bich Hue Boivineau, wife of the French Consul General in
She said that she and her husband and two children agreed to take part in the festival because it is a charitable cultural event that aims to raise funds for 70 poor households in Phong Dien district in the central
“One interesting thing when we wear the Ao dai is that it highlights the strong points and hides the weak points of our body,” she said, adding that women in Ao dai look graceful, shapely and elegant.
She said she owned a big collection of
When presenting the Ao dai to international friends, we will take a variety of dresses to portray the non-borders characteristic of the Vietnamese traditional dress, Bich Hue Boivineau noted.
The festival, organised by the Vietnam Long Dress Association, will draw the participation of representatives from the consulate generals of ten countries, including the US, France, Russia, Germany, Cuba, Japan, the Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia and Laos as well as five foreign organisations and businesses operating in Vietnam./.