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Various activities celebrate President Ho Chi Minh’s 120th birth anniversary

In Uncategorized on May 19, 2010 at 5:05 pm

Various activities celebrate President Ho Chi Minh’s 120th birth anniversary

QĐND – Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 22:35 (GMT+7)

Provinces and cities nationwide have organized various events to mark the 120th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh on May 19.

** In Ho Chi Minh City, a grand meeting was held to celebrate Uncle Ho’s 120th birth anniversary in presence of Party and State leaders, as well as heroic Vietnamese mothers, heroes of armed forces and war veterans,

Speaking at the meeting, Le Thanh Hai, member of the Party’s Political Bureau and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, highlighted President Ho’s huge contributions to the nation’s revolutionary cause.

Ho Chi Minh City strived to successfully implement the current process of national industrialisation and modernisation and become the nation’s economic hub, he said.

Participants in the event also honoured 212 outstanding individuals and organisations in the movement for “Studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example”.

** Similar events also took place in Hanoi on May 19 to celebrate President Ho’s 120th birthday.

Present at the meeting were Public Security Minister General Le Hong Anh, deputy ministers, senior Party officials and a large number of soldiers and Youth Union members.

General Le Hong Anh recalled memories of Uncle Ho’s life and work. President Ho Chi Minh always paid special attention to police forces and pointed out good characteristics the police needed to have, he said.

** Addressing a meeting in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province on May 19 to mark Uncle Ho’s birthday, Chairman of the Lam Dong provincial People’s Committee, Huynh Duc Hoa, emphasised the morals and intelligence of the talented leader.

President Ho set a bright example for Vietnamese people and international friends, he said.

** Similar events were held on May 19 in other provinces, including Ha Tinh, Tay Ninh, Son La, Da Nang, Tien Giang, Soc Trang, Can Tho, Kien Giang and Ca Mau to celebrate President Ho’s birthday.

The same day, an incense-offering ceremony was held in Lai Chau province to mark President Ho’s birthday and launch a tree-planting movement in his memory.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND

Meetings mark the 120th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh

In Uncategorized on May 16, 2010 at 5:03 pm

Meetings mark the 120th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh

QĐND – Sunday, May 16, 2010, 21:33 (GMT+7)

The Central province of Nghe An held a solemn gathering in Vinh City on May 16 to mark the 120th birthday President Ho Chi Minh.

Present at the meeting were politburo member and standing member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Central Committee, Truong Tan Sang, leaders of Party, State, NS National Assembly leaders, representatives from the Fatherland Front of Vietnam, ministries, and departments, heroic Vietnamese mothers, and many local people.

Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong and General Vo Nguyen Giap sent flower tributes to the meeting.

Tran Van Hang, Secretary of the Nghe An provincial Party Committee, highlighted the great contributions President Ho Chi Minh made to national independence. President Ho Chi Minh passed on a great national cause and an invaluable spiritual legacy –his thoughts and moral example, which has become a torch guiding the Vietnamese people to unite as one, and overcome all difficulties to make Vietnam a rich people, strong country and an equitable, democratic and civilised socialist society.

Being the proud of birthplace of President Ho Chi Minh and worthy of his sentiment for the fatherland, Nghe An contributed greatly to the past revolutions and has made significant progress in the renewal process. Its GDP growth rate reached an annual 10.3 percent and the annual food output hit one million tones. Infrastructure, especially transport, irrigation and telecommunications have been improved and the number of poor households has dropped significantly.

***On the same day, Nghe An province and the Ministry of Information and Communications published a collection of stamps to mark the President Ho Chi Minh’s 120th birthday.

There was also a stamp exhibition entitled “Glorious Party, Great Uncle Ho” that attracted a number of local people and tourists to view special stamps about President Ho Chi Minh’s life and career.

*** In Ho Chi Minh City on May 16, more than 300 outstanding young people offered flowers, reported on their achievements with President Ho Chi Minh, and received “Youth following Uncle Ho” badges. They also attended a youth congress.

During the congress, there were a wide range of activities, including a photo exhibition called “Uncle Ho with Youth”, product displays, diaries to follow Uncle Ho, calligraphy, games and a concert to honour President Ho Chi Minh.

 *** On May 18, the Ho Chi Minh Museum and the Vietnam Revolution Museum will open an exhibition, displaying more than 200 documents, images and other items belonging to President Ho Chi Minh.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND

Firework to be set off to mark Uncle Ho’s 120th birthday

In Uncategorized on May 12, 2010 at 4:49 am

Firework to be set off to mark Uncle Ho’s 120th birthday

QĐND – Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 11:19 (GMT+7)

Firework will be set off as part of the Sen Village Festival 2010 to mark Uncle Ho’s 120th birthday in his home province of Nghe An in central Vietnam, on May 15.

According to Director of the provincial Culture, Sports and Tourism Cao Dang Vinh, the festival 2010, which is named after President Ho’s birth place of Sen village, is to express the nation’s respect and gratefulness to Uncle Ho and at the same time to promote the image of Nghe An to domestic and international friends.

A variety of activities will be held during the event from May 15-19.

A flower offering will be held at President Ho’s monument in Vinh city and his portraits paraded all the way from Vinh to Sen village.

There will be photo and painting exhibitions as well as film screenings on the nation’s beloved leader. Twenty amateur art troupes will performed at the festival, and national and provincial sport competitions will take place.

On the occasion, the Ho Chi Minh National Politics Publishing House, the Party Central Committee for Education and Training and the National Academy of Politics and Administration on May 11 introduced new publications providing valuable documents on President Ho Chi Minh’s life, revolutionary cause and his example of morality.

Source: VNA

Source: QDND