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Gala celebrates first Congress for Ethnic Minority groups

In Uncategorized on May 13, 2010 at 4:55 pm




Gala celebrates first Congress for Ethnic Minority groups


QĐND – Thursday, May 13, 2010, 22:46 (GMT+7)

A gala evening spotlighting the cultures of 54 ethnic minorities was held at the My Dinh National Convention Centre in Hanoi on May 12 to celebrate the first Congress of Ethnic Minority groups in the country.


Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung, Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Huynh Dam and leaders of the Party and State attended the event and enjoyed the performance alongside 1702 representatives from the ethnic minority peoples. 


The programme was broadcast live on Vietnam Television.


The event also attracted 1,400 students from universities across the country. During the gala, dances, drums and ethnic minority wine-drinking ceremonies took place.


455 artistes from 30 provinces and cities nationwide recreated scenes of the peoples from mountainous areas and their traditions.


The gala evening underlined the national unity of Vietnam’s ethnic minority groups.


Source: VOV


Source: QDND

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