About Town: Across the world from Hanoi to Havana

Hasse Ferrold
December 3rd, 2016

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There was a lavish spread at the Cypriot National Day celebrations (all photos: Hasse Ferrold)

The embassies of Vietnam, Cyprus and Italy have been busy, as well as many from Latin America.


Vietnam Days in Denmark 2016 at the Black Diamond celebrated 45 years of diplomatic relations between the countries on October 7. Vietnamese ambassador Trough Thanh Nguyen was the proud host.


Cyprus celebrated its national day on September 28 at its embassy. Among those present were (left-right) Serbian ambassador Dragana Ivanovic, South Korean ambassador Young-sam Ma, Austrian ambassador Ernst-Peter Brezovsky, Italian ambassador Stefano Queirolo Palmas, Georgian ambassador Nikoloz Rtveliashvili, Cypriot ambassador Maria Papakyriakon, Hungarian ambassador László Hellebrandt, Iranian ambassador Hamid Bayat, Armenian ambassador Hrachya Aghajanyan and Bulgarian ambassador Roussi Ivanov.

Photo HASSE FERROLD: ITALY -Concert to commemorate 70 years of the Italian Republic - Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek - 8.11.2016. The concert took place in the framework of the 16th Edition of the "Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo" and of the international project "Con Verdi nel Mondo". PHOTO 1 L-R: The Ambassador of ITALY in Denmark, the soprano Teresa Romano, CEO Ansaldo STS Andy Barr, The Musicians. Commemorating 70 years of the Italian Republic and in the framework of the 16th Edition of the “Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo”, with the patronage of the President of the Italian Republic and of the City of Parma, The Ambassador of Italy and the Italian Institute of Culture in cooperation with the Ansaldo STS-Hitachi Group, the CMT-Copenhagen Metro Team and the Sinapsi Group invited to a Concert in the ambit of the international project “Con Verdi nel Mondo” on classical music by some of the greatest composers of the 18th and 19th century: Verdi, Puccini and Mozart, performed by the soprano Teresa Romano and Solisti dell’Opera Italiana Gabriele Bellu, Violin Massimo Tannoia, Cello Filippo Mazzoli, Flute Stefano Franceschini, Clarinet Andrea Dindo, Piano 8th of November 2016 at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek ,Dantes Plads 7, 1556 Copenhagen V After the concert light refreshments was served by the Italian Restaurant MAIO.

And finally, Italy celebrated 70 years of its republic at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek on November 8. Italian ambassador Stefano Queirolo Palmas (left) welcomed dignitaries to listen to the music of Verdi, Puccini and Mozart at an event that also marked the 16th edition of Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo


The Latin American Festival at Københavns Kulturcenter Drejervej in October featured a diverse line-up of food, dance, music and children’s activities. Among the dignitaries present were (left-right from second left) Bolivian ambassador Juan Pablo Chain, Cuban ambassador Yiliam Sardinas Gomez and Chilean ambassador Flavio Tarsetti Quezada,


There were also presentations from Panama …


and Peru


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