Art programme commemorates President Ton Duc Thang's 130th birthday

Authorities of Ho Chi Minh City organised an art programme on the evening of August 20 to mark the 130th birthday anniversary of late President Ton Duc Thang in the presence of Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.

A performance at the programme (photo: VOV)
A performance at the programme (photo: VOV)

The programme included two chapters featuring song and dance performances inspired by the life and career of communist Ton Duc Thang who was a close friend of President Ho Chi Minh.

Audiences at the event also had an opportunity to meet and talk with Ton Tuyet Dung, a daughter of President Ton.

President Ton is a shining example of morality and revolutionary virtue, who was a role-model for the Vietnamese working class.

* Earlier the same day, a talk on President Ton Duc Thang was held by the National Assembly Office in the presence of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

Attendees reviewed the life and revolutionary career of President Ton who made great contributions to the Vietnamese revolution, the world peace movement and international friendship.