Poetry photographic book on General Vo Nguyen Giap makes debut

A poetry photographic book entitled “Following the General’s Footprints” by teacher, poet and journalist Nguyen Thi My Dung, was made public at the Vietnam Women's Museum in Hanoi on August 23.

Cover of the book entitled “Following the General’s Footprints”
Cover of the book entitled “Following the General’s Footprints”

Previously, the “Following the General’s Footprints” exhibition featuring 110 historical songs and poems on late General Vo Nguyen Giap was also held on December 21, 2021.

The exhibition was held on the occasion of the General's 110th birthday and the 77th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People's Army.

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Nguyen Thi My Dung shared with the readers their deepest memories of the composing process.

The exhibition recreated the Dien Bien Phu victory as well as the daily life of General Vo Nguyen Giap through poems full of love and affection by the author.

The book consists of 3 topics: “Making the historical victory of Dien Bien Phu”, “The General in the heart of the people” and “Bright for a thousand years”.

At the seminar, with many writers, poets, teachers, as well as friends of author Nguyen Thi My Dung, speakers said that “Following the General’s footprints”, features the image of General Vo Nguyen Giap as not only a hero with illustrious and glorious feats but also his close and simple daily moments, as well as people's love and respect for the late General.