Activities observe Dien Bien Phu Victory

Saturday, 2022-05-07 10:37:46
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Youth union members in Dien Bien light candles at martyrs' tombs at the A1 cemetery in Dien Bien Phu city (Photo: NDO/Le Lan)
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NDO – The Dien Bien provincial Youth Union held a candle lighting ceremony at the A1 martyrs' cemetery in Dien Bien Phu city on the evening of May 6 to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the historic Dien Bien Phu Victory (1954-2022).

At the event, more than 200 young locals and youth union members offered incense and lit candles at more than 640 martyrs' tombs to express gratitude for their services and contributions to the national independence and liberation.

On the same day, the Dien Bien provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism organised an art programme entitled ‘The Heroic Song of Dien Bien’ in celebration of the Dien Bien Phu Victory.

The programme attracted nearly 100 singers and performers, who brought to the stage songs and dances praising the world-shaking Dien Bien Phu victory and General Vo Nguyen Giap – commander of the Dien Bien Phu campaign, as well as the land and people of Dien Bien.

A performance at ‘The Heroic Song of Dien Bien’ art programme (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn)