Activities mark President Ho Chi Minh's birthday

Monday, 2019-05-20 10:59:38
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The arts performance entitled "The Most Beautiful Name - Ho Chi Minh"
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NDO – An array of activities were held over the recent days, both nationwide and overseas, to celebrate the 129th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890-2019).

A special arts performance entitled "The Most Beautiful Name - Ho Chi Minh" was held at Nguyen Hue Walking Street in Ho Chi Minh City on May 19.

The event gathered artists and performers, who brought songs and dances to the stage, praising the Party and Uncle Ho as well as the beauty of Vietnam’s land and people.

On the same day, the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos organised an incense offering to the late leader.

Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Ba Hung expressed his respect and gratitude for President Ho Chi Minh and recalled great contributions made by the late President tonational independence and freedom, and the happiness of the people.

Also on May 19, 38 paintings of Uncle Ho and lotus were on display at the Vietnamese Cultural Space in Hanoi as part of a series of activities to celebrate the 129th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19), and the 50th anniversary of implementing his testament.

Around 60 posters, the majority of which are original prints, are also on display at the Hanoi-based Ho Chi Minh Museum.

A new publication named “Portrait of President Ho Chi Minh – Perspective from Posters (1969 - 2011)”,consisting of paintings and articles by various artists and art historians, was also introduced in the event.