CanCham - Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam

Canada Day

Maple Leaf Gala - The Embassy of Canada celebrated Canada Day and the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Vietnam with the Maple Leaf Gala dinner, held on Saturday, June 15, 2013. The evening, hosted by Ms. Deborah Chatsis - Ambassador of Canada to Vietnam, had over 225 participants and featured entertainment provided by Urban Arts, as well as the Canadian wine and food and raised almost VND13,000,000 for the Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation that works with disadvantaged children in Vietnam.

Canada Day Stampede – CanCham is pleased to announce that this year’s Canada Day Stampede was one of our most successful ever. Despite morning challenges of heavy wind and rain, 500+ participants came out and enjoyed the day. After some afternoon rain, the evening offered up spectacular weather to match the event’s proceedings, which included an official welcome by CanCham’s National President - Mr. Bao Nguyen and remarks by the Consul General of Canada – Mr. Audri Mukhopadhyay. The evening also featured a donation from Mr. Bao Nguyen to Heartbeat Vietnam for VND 151,000,000, received by Mr. Don Lam of the VinaCapital Foundation. Photos of the event can be seen on the CanCham website and on our Facebook fan page.

HUFO Canada Day – CanCham joined the Consulate General of Canada in celebrating Canada Day with an invitation by the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations on Tuesday, July 2, 2013.  The morning featured speeches by Mr. Hua Ngoc Thuan - Vice Chairperson of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee and Mr. Audri Mukhopadhyay – Consul General of Canada, and performances by Bong Sen National Theater. Please click here to access the speeches and photos.

Event Highlights