VOV.VN - Ten thousands of candles were lit up at cemeteries across the country on the night of July 26 to mark the 71st Vietnam War Invalids and Martyrs Day, showing deep gratitude to fallen soldiers who laid down their lives for national independence.
A delegation of the Party Central Committee, President, National Assembly (NA), Government and Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee on July 27 laid wreaths at the Monument for Heroic Martyrs and President Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum in Hanoi on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).
A requiem ceremony was held in the central province of Quang Tri on July 21 to commemorate soldiers who died during an 81-day battle here in the summer of 1972 to safeguard the country.
Many activities have been held across the country to commemorate the upcoming Day of War Invalids and Martyrs (July 27).
A delegation of Party, State, Government, National Assembly and Vietnam Fatherland Front leaders on July 27 laid wreaths at the Monument for Heroic Martyrs and paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi on the 70th anniversary of the War Invalids and Martyrs Day.
The Vietnamese Embassy and Vietnamese people in Laos offered incense to heroic martyrs at the Laos-Vietnam Fighting Alliance monument in Keun village of Thoulakhom district, Laos’s Vientiane province, on July 23.
The central province of Thanh Hoa held a ceremony on May 11 to re-bury 21 sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts repatriated from Laos.
National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong and other officials paid homage to martyrs at the Ancient Citadel of Quang Tri on January 3.
A requiem has been held in Prague, the Czech Republic on the occasion of Vu Lan (Ullambana) – a major Buddhist festival, to commemorate soldiers who laid down their lives to defend Vietnam’s sea and island sovereignty.
A delegation of top Vietnamese leaders laid wreaths and paid tribute to heroic martyrs at the Monument to Heroic Martyrs in Hanoi on July 27 on the 69th National War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day.
A delegation of leaders from HCM City led by Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Dinh La Thang on April 29 offered incense at the City Martyrs Cemetery and Lac Canh Cemetery.
Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounnhang Volachith on April 26 visited the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics (NPA) as part of his official friendly visit to Vietnam.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc paid homage to heroic soldiers who laid down their lives for the fatherland’s independence and freedom in the central province of Quang Tri on April 17.
The ninth National Patriotic Emulation Congress is scheduled for December 6 and 7 in Hanoi, the organizers said at a press briefing on November 30 in the capital.
Party and State leaders paid tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh and heroic martyrs in Hanoi on August 18 on the occasion of the 70th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Police and the 10th year of the “All people protect the national security” movement (August 19).
(VOV) -War Invalids and Martyrs Day, held annually on July 27, is a day set aside where we remember and appreciate all the soldiers who were injured or died serving Vietnam and the cause of national independence.
A grand requiem was held at the historical relic site of Lao Bao prison in the central province of Quang Tri on October 1-2 to commemorate heroic martyrs.