The event was attended by Lao Defence Minister General Chansamone Chanyalath and Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung as well as Vietnamese people in Laos and members of the Lao armed forces.
In his opening speech, Senior Colonel Vu Hong Tung from the Vietnam University of Military Arts and Culture stated that the programme is a meaningful diplomatic event which further strengthens the time-honoured friendship between Vietnam and Laos.
He added that the gala performance helped the people of Laos and Vietnam understand about the special relationship and comprehensive cooperation between the two neighbouring countries.
In the joyous and friendly atmosphere, the audience was treated to brilliant song and dance performances by 40 artists of the Vietnam University of Military Arts and Culture.
The elaborately performed songs and dances, which praised the solidarity between the two countries, the soldiers and the people of Vietnam and Laos, were greeted with rapturous applause of the audience.