Programme marks 75th anniversary of Wounded and Fallen Soldiers’ Day

A live television programme entitled ‘An epic of peace’ was held simultaneously in six venues across the country on July 27 to mark the 75th anniversary of Wounded and Fallen Soldiers’ Day.

Young soldiers wave the national flag at the event in Hanoi. (Photo: DUY LINH)
Young soldiers wave the national flag at the event in Hanoi. (Photo: DUY LINH)

The six venues included the Bac Son Monument in Hanoi, Ben Duoc Temple in Ho Chi Minh City, Vi Xuyen Cemetery in Ha Giang province, the Monument of Vietnamese heroic mothers in Quang Nam, the commemoration temple in Binh Dinh province, and the An Giang provincial martyrs’ cemetery.

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President Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the event in Hanoi. (Photo: VNA)

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The event in Ho Chi Minh City was attended by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh. (Photo: VGP)

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National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and delegates at the event in Quang Nam province. (Photo: DUY LINH)

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Politburo member and Permanent member of the Secretariat Vo Van Thuong, attended the event in Binh Dinh province. (Photo: VNA)

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Politburo member and Head of the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission Tran Tuan Anh at the event in An Giang province. (Photo: THANH DUNG)

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An art performance at the event in Hanoi. (Photo: DUY LINH)

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The event in Ha Giang province saw the participation of a large number of war veterans. (Photo: KHANH TOAN)

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An art performance at the event in Binh Dinh province. (Photo: CAT HUNG)

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The event in Quang Nam province was staged at the Monument of Vietnamese heroic mothers. (Photo: DUY LINH)

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Thousands of candles were lit on the graves of martyrs at Vi Xuyen Cemetery (Photo: KHANH TOAN)

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War veterans reunited in the program at An Giang province. (Photo: VNA)

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Students lit candles to pay tribute to the heroes and martyrs at the event in Binh Dinh province. (Photo: VNA)

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White doves released into the sky as a symbol of peace at the event in Ha Giang province. (Photo: KHANH TOAN)