More than 66,200 local people and foreigners paid tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum between April 29 and May 2, according to Hanoi Police.
Vietnamese communities abroad recently organised activities, including meetings and sports competitions, to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam and national reunification (April 30) and the 131st anniversary of May Day (May 1).
In commemoration of Liberation Day on April 30, VIR spoke with leaders of foreign firms in Vietnam about Ho Chi Minh City’s 42-year development, and its attractiveness to foreign investment as the country’s regional economic and financial hub.
After 42 years of liberation of the south and national reunification, HCM City has made significant achievements in various areas and become a driving force for the country’s development, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong.
On April 30th 1975, Artist Kim Cuc was among two broadcasters of Radio the Voice of Vietnam who read a special bulletin on the country’s great triumph that ended the war in Vietnam.
The Vietnamese Embassy in France held a ceremony to mark the 42nd anniversary of the Southern Liberation and National Reunification Day (April 30) in Paris on April 28.
VOV.VN - Radio Voice of Vietnam (VOV) hosted on April 28 a meeting with Liberation Radio staff on the occasion of the 42nd National Reunification Day and the 55th anniversary of the Liberation Radio.
Vietnamese currencies through history has been featured at an exhibition that opened in Ho Chi Minh City on April 27 on the occasion of 42nd anniversary of the Southern Liberation Day (April 30) and International Museum Day (May 18).
The Vietnamese community in the Republic of Korea (RoK) and foreign guests gathered at a ceremony held on April 27 by the Vietnamese Embassy in the RoK to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification (April 30, 1975-2017).
VOV.VN - In honour of Vietnamese Liberation Day (April 30) some 40 artists have compiled a special video to the song Beautiful Vietnam composed by Nguyen Hoang Duy.
VOV.VN - Vincom is expecting traffic to be heavy as it rolls out promotions to entice shoppers with prizes during its grand opening of five mega-malls across Vietnam over the Liberation Day holiday weekend.
Thanh Ha Terracotta Park in Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam will introduce a statue garden to create more art space on April 30.
The number of bookings for tours during the upcoming holidays celebrating Liberation Day and May Day, from April 29 to May 2, has risen by 15-25% compared to the same period last year, according to tour operators.
Nearly 100 Vietnamese movies and documentaries will be screened from April 25 to May 23 to celebrate Liberation and National Reunification Day (April 30), Labour Day (May 1), Dien Bien Phu Victory Day (May 7), and late President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday (May 19).
Nguyen Minh Loc, a former photojournalist of the Vietnam News Agency, is celebrating the 42nd anniversary of Liberation Day with a showcase of his photos of soldiers and citizens who took part in the resistance war against the US.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong cut the ribbons to launch an exhibition depicting late Party General Secretary Le Duan’s life and career in Hanoi on April 5.
A painting exhibition, the Meet of March, will feature 50 paintings by 10 local artists in celebration of the 42nd anniversary of central Danang city’s Liberation Day (March 29).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised the residents of Quang Nam for their efforts in making the central province one of 15 localities with the biggest contributions to the State Budget in 2016.
Ho Chi Minh City will create optimal conditions for Kuwaiti businesses to invest and develop in the city, stated Tran Vinh Tuyen, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.
VOV.VN - Vietnam and Bhutan share many similarities in culture, history, and religion, thus providing a solid foundation for bilateral relations to further grow.