Addressing the event, Saudi Arabian Ambassador Mohammed Ismaeil A. Dahlwy highlighted the similarities between the end of Ramadan festival and Vietnam’s traditional New Year festival, or Tet. He remarked that both of these occasions are celebrated with “great joy and festivity”.

“The end of Ramadan festival is a time of joy and festivity, just like Tet,” he said. “It is an occasion to come together with our family and friends to celebrate the blessings of Allah Almighty.”

The celebration in Hanoi provides a great opportunity for Saudi Arabia to showcase the images of itself and other Arab and Muslim countries to their Vietnamese friends. This will allow them to gain a better understanding of the culture, lifestyle and values of these countries, and foster greater friendship and understanding between the two nations.

In the holiday spirit of tolerance, the diplomat urged the countries of the world, including Arab nations, to peacefully resolve their differences and engage in dialogue, to ultimately bring peace and prosperity to the people.

The ambassadors of Algeria, Egypt, Pakistan, Indonesia, and Iran, among others, took the opportunity to share the unique cultural and traditional customs of their respective countries in celebration of Eid Al-Fitr. From the colorful clothing worn by Algerians to the traditional Iranian delicacies served on this joyous occasion, each ambassador provided a captivating insight into their respective cultures and customs. It was an inspiring and enlightening experience for all in attendance.

The event also showcased culinary delights from participating Arab and Muslim nations, stunning henna art, and thrilling circus acts.