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Francis Cabrel raises fund for Bac Kan orphans
By Thoa Nguyen in Hanoi
Thursday,  Dec 10, 2009,14:33 (GMT+7)

Francis Cabrel raises fund for Bac Kan orphans

By Thoa Nguyen in Hanoi

The French Embassy in Hanoi on Tuesday donated over VND386 million raised from two charity benefit concerts by French singer Francis Cabrel to Bac Kan Province’s orphanage center.

CVị trí đặt quảng cáoabrel expressed his admiration for Vietnamese people and the country during his concerts at the Opera House in Hanoi in October. He also showed his deep gratitude to Bac Kan Province’s orphanage center where he adopted a Dao ethnic girl four years ago.

“The French Government’s donation enables orphans to reintegrate into the community and have a better environment for their growth,” said Trieu Duc Lan, vice chairman of the Bac Kan Province People’s Committee. Lan confirmed that the money would be used for the benefit of Bac Kan orphans.

Hervé Bolot, French Ambassador to Vietnam, said France would team up with Vietnam to bring up homeless orphans and open training courses for workers of the orphanage.

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