On the occasion of the Lao Traditional New Year- Bunpimay festival (falling in 2562 according to the Buddhist calendar), on April 6, 2019, Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration hosted the celebration of Bunpimay festival and a friendly football match between currently enrolled Lao students of Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration versus Lao students of Thai Nguyen University of Information Technology and Communication.
Attending the event were leaders of the Department of Science and Technology & International Cooperation, Department of Academic Affairs, Secretary of the Youth Union, Chairman of the Student Association and hundreds of students studying at TUEBA. The event also welcomed the presence of representative leader of the Department of Science and Technology & International Cooperation, Chairman of the Student Association and Lao students from Thai Nguyen University of Information Technology and Communication.
Dr. Ta Thi Thanh Huyen – Deputy Head of the Department of Academic Affairs, on behalf of the university leaders, sent warmest greetings to Lao students and highlighted the profound meaning of the traditional Lunar New Year of Bunpimay to Laotian people. Dr. Huyen highly appreciated the cooperation relationship and friendship between Vietnam and Laos in general and the contribution of Lao students to the widely known reputation of TUEBA in Lao’s localities.
On behalf of Lao students, Sensoulat Chanthone Laotian expressed sincere thanks to TUEBA’s staff and students for their support and assistance and affirmed that the good relationship, friendship and solidarity between Vietnam and Laos would be tighten further as each Lao student will become an ambassador after graduation.
After the ceremony, Lao students and delegates joined in Nam Vong dance to wish each other health, luck and success. The friendly football match also created an exciting atmosphere with thunderous applause and cheerful smiles.
With the students studying abroad, the organization of the Traditional New Year’s activities not only helps the students to celebrate the traditional holiday but motivates them in studying as well.
Below are some photos of the event.