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50th NLF anniversary celebrated in HCM City

In Uncategorized on December 21, 2010 at 9:25 am




50th NLF anniversary celebrated in HCM City


QĐND – Monday, December 20, 2010, 21:49 (GMT+7)

The 50th anniversary of the National Liberation Front (NLF) of South Vietnam was celebrated in HCM City on December 20 by the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF)’s Central Committee and the HCM City’s administration.


The celebration was attended by politburo member and member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Secretariat, Truong Tan Sang, former Prime Minister Phan Van Khai, CPV Secretary and Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation, Ha Thi Khiet and President of the VFF’s Central Committee, Huynh Dam along with other Party and State leaders.


In his speech, Mr Dam recalled the establishment of the NLF, which marked a turning point in the southern revolution and was an indispensable part of the history and creativity of the Party and President Ho Chi Minh.


During the 15-year period from the NLF’s establishment to the 1975 Great Spring Victory, Vietnamese soldiers and people liberated all of south Vietnam for national unification, glorifying the national history, in which the NLF played a very important role.


The Vietnamese Party and State always praise the NLF’s significant contributions to national liberation, Mr Sang said.


He asked the VFF to uphold the NLF’s glorious tradition by diversifying activities, promoting patriotic emulation movements and encouraging all Vietnamese people to make more contributions to the cause of national construction and defence.


On the occasion, the Party and State presented the Order of Great Unity to 70 NLF former leaders and members of the Advisory Council of the provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam and the Alliance of National, Democratic and Peace Forces in recognition for their contributions to building the great national unity bloc, socialism and national defense.


Source: VOV


Source: QDND

80th foundation of VWU celebrated

In Uncategorized on October 20, 2010 at 3:04 pm




80th foundation of VWU celebrated


QĐND – Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 20:57 (GMT+7)

The Vietnam Communist Party, State, mass organisations, and families are responsible for the women’s liberation movement.


Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh made this statement at the ceremony of the 80th anniversary of Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) in Hanoi on October 19. 


The Party leader congratulated VWU on various achievements and praised organisations and outstanding women for their contributions to the development of the nation and women nationwide. 


He highly appreciated VWU’s role in protecting women’s rights, as well as uniting and directing women to implement the State’s policies.


VWU has greatly contributed to the women’s liberation movement, he said.


Mr.Manh asked VWU at all levels to fulfill the 10th Congress Party missions, as well as the Socio-economic Development Plan for the 2005-2010 period. 


Mr. Manh also said that VWU needs to contribute their ideas to the Party’s 11th Congress in 2011, and continuously support the campaign for “Studying and Following President Ho Chi Minh’s Moral Examples”. VWU should also fully implement the resolution made by the 10th National Women’s Congress and prepare for the 11th National Women’s Congress.  


VWU President Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa said that, VWU has strongly developed over the past 80 years under the leadership of the Vietnam Communist Party and late President Ho Chi Minh.


Also at the ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan granted the VWU the Golden Star Medal. Four organisations and 13 individuals received other prizes.    


Source: VOV


Source: QDND

Vietnam Family Day celebrated nationwide

In Uncategorized on July 1, 2010 at 10:24 am




Vietnam Family Day celebrated nationwide


QĐND – Tuesday, June 29, 2010, 20:42 (GMT+7)

Cultural and art programmes were held nationwide on June 28 to promote the family-oriented tradition in celebrations of Vietnam Family Day.


The capital city of Hanoi was colourful and cheerful during a festival on Hanoi family culture, where sports competitions, photo exhibitions on family and flower-arranging contests attracted public crowds. In the spotlight was a conference honouring successful and happy families.


The nation’s largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City organised many activities on June 27 with the participation of thousands of families, one of which was to set up a Vietnam Guinness by piecing 20,000 coins together into a symbol of “Family-backbone of happiness”.


The whole proceeds of the mosaic symbol auction will be earmarked for the construction of homes for poor families.


The southeastern region has joined the nation by holding the first family culture festival in Bien Hoa city, Dong Nai province. As many as 54 exemplary families coming from all the five regional provinces shared experiences in taking care of their families and children.


June 28 is annually celebrated as Vietnam Family Day after the Prime Minister signed up a decision in May, 2001. The decision aims to uphold the important role played by the family and family values in developing human characters.


Source: VOV


Source: QDND

Revolutionary Journalism Day celebrated

In Uncategorized on June 18, 2010 at 4:26 pm




Revolutionary Journalism Day celebrated


QĐND – Friday, June 18, 2010, 20:47 (GMT+7)

A get together with the theme “Journalists – Social Responsibility and Citizens’ Duty” was held in Hanoi on June 17 to celebrate Vietnam’s 85th Revolutionary Journalism Day, which falls on June 21.


Prominent amongst the guests at the event were Truong Tan Sang, a member of the Politburo and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s (PCC) Secretariat, Nguyen Bac Son, Deputy Head of the PCC’s Commission for Information and Education and Dinh The Huynh, President of the Vietnam Journalists’ Association.


A number of veteran journalists, including Ha Dang, Huu Tho, Phan Quang and Do Phuong, joined their younger colleagues for the programme that was broadcast live on VTV6.


The journalists, from many different generations talked about the milestones in their careers and unforgettable memories as well as their thoughts and concerns.


Veteran journalists gave the participants, especially the younger journalists, an insight into how they had lived and worked during wartime, while others talked about their work during the country’s renewal process.


Also on June 17, a book of photographs titled “War Memories” by journalist Chu Chi Thanh, former Director of the Photography Department at the Vietnam News Agency (VNA), was made public.


The book is a collection of photos taken from 1967 to 1973 by Thanh himself, who was also former President of the Vietnam Photographers Association.


The VNA’s General Director Tran Mai Huong said that the photos feature some simple moments in life and the Vietnamese army and people’s struggle during the war – a glorious episode in the nation’s history.


He went on to say that the images in the book will exist forever, helping to educate the younger generations who were born in peacetime as well as encouraging people to be more patriotic.


In celebration of Vietnam ’s 85th Revolutionary Journalism Day, a charity event called “Journalists – Witnessing History” will be held on June 20.


On this occasion, the organisers and donors will grant 30 savings books worth 5 million VND each and 30 wheelchairs to disadvantaged war veterans and the relatives of journalists who laid down their lives during the war.


Source: VNA


Source: QDND

August Revolution to be formally celebrated

In Uncategorized on June 8, 2010 at 2:30 pm




August Revolution to be formally celebrated


QĐND – Tuesday, June 08, 2010, 21:1 (GMT+7)

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19) and Independence Day (September 2).


According to the project’s detailed programme, the celebration will be held at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Bac Son War Matyrs monument and the National Convention Centre on September 1.


The event is aimed at affirming the great historical value and significance of Vietnam’s August Revolution in the foundation of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and the leading role of the Communist Party and President Ho Chi Minh in the cause of national liberation, construction, and defence.


The celebration will include paying tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum, and offering incense at the monument.


There will be other activities upholding the spirit of patriotism, and great national unity, and showing gratitude to those who died for the country’s independence.


Source: VOV


Source: QDND

President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday celebrated abroad

In Uncategorized on May 18, 2010 at 5:01 pm




President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday celebrated abroad


QĐND – Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 21:1 (GMT+7)

An exhibition and a seminar on President Ho Chi Minh were held at the Pridi Phanomyong Institute in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 16.


The events, which drew the participation of a number of Thai and Vietnamese scholars and researchers on President Ho Chi Minh’s life and cause, highlighted the simple life of Uncle Ho and a great Vietnamese and international culturist.


President of the Thailand-Vietnam Culture Association Lae Dilokvidhyarat and Minister Counsellor of the Vietnamese embassy in Thailand Pham Minh Tuan pointed out the significance of these events, saying that they took place when Vietnam is conducting various activities to celebrate the 120 th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh – a preeminent leader and a great father of the Vietnamese people and a great friend of peace and justice lovers in the world.


At the seminar, a lecturer from Chulalongkorn University and Prof. Dr. Bui Dinh Phong from Social Sciences and Humanities University of Ha Noi National University spoke of Uncle Ho’s simplicity in his daily life and Nguyen Thi Thu Ha from the Ho Chi Minh Museum spoke of Uncle Ho’s sentiments towards Thai country and people.


A film on President Ho Chi Minh’s life was screened and a painting and book exhibitions on President Ho Chi Minh and Vietnam were organised at the exhibition.


The Paxaxon (People) newspaper of Laos on May 14 and 17 printed an article on President Ho Chi Minh’s revolutionary morality written by Munkeo Olabun, a member of the Laos People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and Lao Minister of Information and Culture.


“On the occasion of the President Ho Chi Minh’s 120th birthday, we will study and follow President Ho Chi Minh’s revolutionary moral example and consider the study to be an obligation for all officials and Party members,” said Munkeo Olabun in his article.


Another article on Uncle Ho on the May issue of the Mexican magazine “Attractive news” highlighted Uncle Ho as one of the main figures of the modern world history.


The writer emphasised Uncle Ho’s great contributions to Vietnam’s revolutionary cause and the world’s communist movement which were manifested in national independence and freedom from the French colonialists for Vietnam.


The writer also confirmed that President Ho Chi Minh is not only a brilliant politician but also a great culturist and famous poet.


Meanwhile, in Russia, the Vietnam Days opened in Vladivostok city on May 17 on the occasion of President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday.


President of the Primorie chapter of the Russia-Vietnam Friendship Association Alexander Sokolovski said that Vladivostok city will organise a meeting to mark President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday on May 19.


Within the framework of the Vietnam Days, people in Vladivostok city will have a chance to see paintings, embroideries and porcelains on Vietnam’s culture and history at an exhibition entitled “Exploring Vietnam”, Sokolovski said.


The Daltour travel agency will organise an annual exhibition on Vietnam’s culture and economic development and its landscapes and famous tourism spots, he said.


Sokolovski said the Vietnam Days have been held in Vladivostok city over the past decade. The Far East region also holds a celebration every year to mark the birthday of President Ho Chi Minh who came to the region many times in the 1920s and 1930s.


Source: Nhandan/VNA


Source: QDND

President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday celebrated abroad

In Uncategorized on May 18, 2010 at 1:02 am




President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday celebrated abroad


QĐND – Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 7:56 (GMT+7)

An exhibition and a seminar on Uncle Ho were held at the Pridi Phanomyong Institute in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 16.


The events, which drew the participation of a number of Thai and Vietnamese scholars and researchers on President Ho Chi Minh’s life and cause, highlighted the simple life of Uncle Ho and a great Vietnamese and international culturist.


President of the Thailand-Vietnam Culture Association Lae Dilokvidhyarat and Minister Counsellor of the Vietnamese embassy in Thailand Pham Minh Tuan pointed out the significance of these events, saying that they took place when Vietnam is conducting various activities to celebrate the 120 th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh – a preeminent leader and a great father of the Vietnamese people and a great friend of peace and justice lovers in the world.


At the seminar, a lecturer from Chulalongkorn University and Prof. Dr. Bui Dinh Phong from Social Sciences and Humanities University of Ha Noi National University spoke of Uncle Ho’s simplicity in his daily life and Nguyen Thi Thu Ha from the Ho Chi Minh Museum spoke of Uncle Ho’s sentiments towards Thai country and people.


A film on President Ho Chi Minh’s life was screened and a painting and book exhibitions on President Ho Chi Minh and Vietnam were organised at the exhibition.


The Paxaxon (People’s) newspaper of Laos on May 14 and 17 printed an article on President Ho Chi Minh’s revolutionary morality written by Munkeo Olabun, a member of the Laos People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and Lao Minister of Information and Culture.


“On the occasion of the President Ho Chi Minh’s 120 th birthday, we will study and follow President Ho Chi Minh’s revolutionary moral example and consider the study to be an obligation for all officials and Party members,” said Munkeo Olabun in his article.


Another article on Uncle Ho on the May issue of the Mexican magazine “Attractive news” highlighted Uncle Ho as one of the main figures of the modern world history.


The writer emphasised Uncle Ho’s great contributions to Vietnam’s revolutionary cause and the world’s communist movement which were manifested in national independence and freedom from the French colonialists for Vietnam .


The writer also confirmed that President Ho Chi Minh is not only a brilliant politician but also a great culturist and famous poet.


Meanwhile, in Russia, the Vietnam Days opened in Vladivostok city on May 17 on the occasion of President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday.


President of the Primorie chapter of the Russia-Vietnam Friendship Association Alexander Sokolovski said that Vladivostok city will organise a meeting to mark President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday on May 19.


Within the framework of the Vietnam Days, people in Vladivostok city will have a chance to see paintings, embroideries and porcelains on Vietnam’s culture and history at an exhibition entitled “Exploring Vietnam”, Sokolovski said.


The Daltour travel agency will organise an annual exhibition on Vietnam’s culture and economic development and its landscapes and famous tourism spots, he said.


Sokolovski said the Vietnam Days have been held in Vladivostok city over the past decade. The Far East region also holds a celebration every year to mark the birthday of President Ho Chi Minh who came to the region many times in the 1920s and 1930s.


Source: VNA


Source: QDND

Uncle Ho’s birthday celebrated nationwide

In Uncategorized on May 14, 2010 at 4:55 pm




Uncle Ho’s birthday celebrated nationwide


QĐND – Friday, May 14, 2010, 22:30 (GMT+7)

A variety of activities have been organised around the country to celebrate Uncle Ho’s 120th birthday.


The Can Tho provincial Mass Mobilisation Department on May 13 held a ceremony to honour outstanding participants in the campaign “Study and follow the moral example of Ho Chi Minh”.


Since the campaign was launched three years ago, the Can Tho Mass Mobilisation Department has taken the initiative to participate in the programme through a series of seminars.


Organisations in the province have combined professional activities with the establishment of effective mass mobilisation models in different fields, in order to improve the quality of mass mobilization and help with hunger elimination and poverty reduction.


The southern province of Ca Mau will organize a number of communication, sports, singing, and entertainment activitites to celebrate the day. There will be an incense ceremony at the PresidentHoChiMinhMonument, and a seminar entitled “Ho Chi Minh – a national hero – an outstanding Vietnamese culturologist”. Delegates will pay tribute to Uncle Ho at his house on stilts in the Ca Mau Cultural Park. 


Meanwhile, the province will continue implementing the campaign “Study and follow the moral example of Ho Chi Minh” in 2010 to inspire new models of excellence nationwide.


Source: VOV/Photo: VNA


Source: QDND

April 30 Victory celebrated abroad

In Uncategorized on May 3, 2010 at 3:15 am




April 30 Victory celebrated abroad


QĐND – Saturday, May 01, 2010, 21:36 (GMT+7)

A series of get-togethers have been held by Vietnamese embassies worldwide to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the April 30 Victory.


At a meeting in Moscow, which also marked the 65th anniversary of the victory over fascism (May 9), Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Bui Dinh Dinh echoed President Ho Chi Minh’s praise of the great victory over fascism of the Soviet Union, saying it created an opportunity of liberation for many nations, including the national liberation movement in Vietnam.


Honorary President of the Russia-Vietnam Friendship Association Evgheny Glazunov recalled the Vietnamese people’s struggle in each stage, adding that comprehensive help of the Soviet Union from the first day of the war had contributed to Vietnam’s victory.


The Russia-Vietnam Friendship Association took the opportunity to present honorary medals and insignia of the 65th year of victory over fascism to Ambassador Dinh and a number of staff at the embassy in recognition of their contribution to strengthening and developing friendship and strategic partnership between the people of Vietnam and Russia.


A meeting was also held in Tokyo to mark the 35th anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam.


Minister-Counsellor at the Vietnamese Embassy Nguyen Minh Ha recalled important events in the struggle for national liberation of the Vietnamese people and reviewed achievements recorded in Vietnam’s Doi moi (renewal) process.


At the meeting in Bangkok, Vietnamese Ambassador to Thailand Ngo Quang Thang described the April 30 Victory under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam and Uncle Ho as a milestone in the cause of national construction and defence of the Vietnamese people.


He called on all Vietnamese people who work, study and live in Thailand, to make contributions to the country’s development.


The anniversary of the liberation of southern Vietnam also received wide press coverage in Laos and Cuba , with articles stressing the historic significance of the victory and hailing the Vietnamese people’s spirit of struggle and determination during the war as well as achievements in the Doi moi process.


Source: VNA


Source: QDND

1,000th Thang Long – Hanoi anniversary to be celebrated abroad

In Uncategorized on April 30, 2010 at 2:04 pm




1,000th Thang Long – Hanoi anniversary to be celebrated abroad


QĐND – Thursday, April 29, 2010, 22:12 (GMT+7)

PANO – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has been preparing various art and cultural activities to celebrate the 1,000th Thang Long – Hanoi anniversary in 15 foreign countries, including China, Japan, Republic of Korea, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, France, Germany, Belgium, Russia, the USA, Canada, Mexico, Cuba and Australia.


Exhibitions and art performances will introduce Hanoi’s history, culture and people to foreigners.


Special cultural identities, such as water puppetry, street vendors, Dong Ho paintings, traditional musical instruments, traditional customs, lacquer and handicrafts, will be showcased.


Translated by Duy Minh


Source: QDND