Vietnamese UK alumni celebrate British experiences

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The Vietnam UK Alumni Association (UKAV) will celebrate its 10th anniversary with gala dinners in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang City on October 14, 16 and 18 respectively.

The event in Hanoi will promote English culture with food, beverages (beer and Scotch and fashion shows by Vietnamese students graduating from the London School of Fashion.

There will also be an auction of UK souvenirs that will raise money for the UKAV Education Fund.

On October 16, the event in Ho Chi Minh City, based on a fashion festival theme, will have famous singers Thao Trang, Rapper Suboi and DJ Bnut perform.

On October 18, the gala dinner in Da Nang City will also feature British culture including fashion, rock music and football.

Dr. Antony Stokes, British Ambassador to Vietnam, said he was glad to see UKAV "going from strength to strength from over 1,300 members last year to over 1,500 members this year."

"I am also very pleased to see more and more Vietnamese students returning to the country after studying in the UK to contribute to the development of Vietnam," he said.

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