Hollywood's most powerful couple Brad Pitt and Angelina
Jolie arrived Ho Chi Minh City on Nov 10, bringing the 8-year-old Pax Thien, back
to Vietnam for the first time since he was adopted in 2007.
Brangelina family, including six children, arrived the city
in the evening and had lunched in a local restaurant on Nov 11 where they
enjoyed Vietnamese traditional food before heading to Con
of the southern coastal province
of Ba Ria- Vung Tau the
The big family, including the couple, Cambodian-born Maddox,
Ethiopian-born Zahara, Pax Thien, Shiloh, twin Knox and Vivienve, together with
eight assistants and bodyguards, will have a six-day vacation on Six Senses
resort in the island.
According to Bui Van Binh, chairman of Con Dao District's people's
committee, quoted by Tuoi Tre Newspaper as saying, that the famous family
chooses Con Dao to spend vacation will help to promote the island's tourism
specifically and Vietnam in general. We are so proud to welcome them.
Pax Thien, whose Vietnamese name was Pham Quang Sang, was adopted
by the couple in 2007 from Tam Binh Orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City.
In an interview with Financial Times on August, Jolie, who is a
United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, said "We owe Vietnam a visit, because Pax is
Jolie told the Financial Times that she and Pitt, 47, emphasize the
importance of educating their children about their native countries.
"They are all learning about each other's cultures as well as being
proud of their own. They all have their flags over their beds and their
individual pride," she said.
On Nov 16, the family will leave Vietnam.