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France-Vietnam architecture event to kick off next week

Thursday, May 04, 2017, 16:22 GMT+7

The France-Vietnam architecture week will be organized in Ho Chi Minh City from May 8 to 13, the Consulate General of France announced in a press release on Wednesday.

The week is being held by the French Institute in Vietnam in collaboration with the France-based Academy of Architecture, independent initiative An Ordinary City, French Architects Overseas Organization and Business France Agency.

It aims to honor the beauty of architecture as well as the works of architects, and to discuss issues related to urban management.

According to the organizers, this is an opportunity for both professionals and ordinary architecture aficionados to meet and learn experience from Vietnamese and international experts.

A wide range of activities including exhibitions, talks and seminars will be organized within the framework of the week, with most of them offering free admission.

A major exhibition will take place at the University of Architecture Ho Chi Minh City in District 3 from May 8 to 13.

Detailed information about the France-Vietnam architecture week could be found at

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