VGP – State President Truong Tan Sang and PM Nguyen Tan Dung on Saturday extended congratulations to President Francois Hollande and PM Jean – Marc Ayrault on the occasion of the 224th Bastille Day of France.
The same day, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also cabled a congratulatory message to his French counterpart Laurent Fabius.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and foreign guests at the event (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his wife hosted a banquet for ambassadors and head of international organisations in Vietnam and their spouses in Hanoi on August 31 on the occasion of the 72nd National Day (September 2). Addressing the event, the PM reviewed the country’s achievements over the past 72 years, highlighting that Vietnam is always a friend and trustworthy partner of countries around the world. Noting common challenges facing the world, he said that Vietnam always works hard…... [read more]
Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Hong Xiaoyong (L) shakes hands with Vo Van Thuong, Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Information and Education Commission (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Hong Xiaoyong hosted a banquet in Hanoi on September 27 to celebrate the 68th National Day of the People’s Republic of China (October 1). The ambassador highlighted the achievements that the Chinese Party, Government and people have gained over the past 68 years as well as the recent positive progress in the…... [read more]
Dam Sen Cultural Park is expected to receive a large number of visitors during holidays with many exciting shows, such as the autumn festival present the Fall’s spaces in Netherlands, Canada, Japan, Korea, France and Mu Cang Chai and Hanoi in Vietnam; street art performances, a display of a giant kite measuring 50m long and 13m wide. The fireworks display in Ho Chi Minh City will be organized at the Dam Sen Park on the National Day (September 2). The 15-minute fireworks show will run from 21: pm to 21:15pm. Suoi Tien Cultural Park with more than 150 entertainment…... [read more]
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese Ambassador to Belgium and Luxembourg Vuong Thua Phong hosted a gathering at the Embassy of Vietnam in Brussels, on September 4, to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the August Revolution and National Day. The event was attended by Chairman of Friends of Vietnam Group at the European Parliament Jan Zahradil and senior officials from Belgium and the European Union. In his remarks at the event, Phong briefed his guests on the important milestones in Vietnam’s history since the birth of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on September 2, 1945. The past 72 years have seen…... [read more]
NDO – An array of activities have been held across the country, as well as abroad, in the past few days in celebration of the 72nd anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2). On August 30, the leaders of the Quang Tri provincial authorities, together with officials and local people, offered incense at the memorial complex dedicated to late General Secretary Le Duan, the Truong Son and Road 9 National Martyrs’ Cemeteries and the Quang Tri ancient citadel, to commemorate the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the cause of national liberation and reunification. ★ On the same…... [read more]
NDO - A number of activities have been held across the country, as well as abroad to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2). On September 1, the Party Central Committee’s Office (PCCO) held a ceremony to mark the 72 years of Vietnam’s August Revolution and National Day, during which delegates affirmed the significant meaning of the Party’s right revolutionary path and Uncle Ho’s attachment of national independence with socialism. On the occasion, the Party Committee of the PCCO presented the insignia of 45 years of Party membership to Le Hong Anh, former Politburo member and…... [read more]
A wide range of entertainment activities will be organised in Ho Chi Minh City during the National Day holidays from September 2-4. A wide range of entertainment activities will be organised in Ho Chi Minh City during the National Day holidays from September 2-4 During the holidays, the Dam Sen Cultural Park in District 11 will offer numerous activities themed the “Autumn Festival”. A kite that is 50 metres long and 30 metres wide and carries about 4,000 wishes written by visitors to the park in the summer, along with two other giant kites, will help fly 70 smaller kites.…... [read more]
NDO – For many years, on the occasion of National Day (September 2), local people in Tam Duong district, in the mountainous northern province of Lai Chau, and neighbouring areas have immersed themselves in the indigenous cultural and artistic space imbued with the identities of the local ethnic minorities. National Day celebrations in Tam Duong have very much become a common festive day for the local people to meet, exchange and enjoy entertainment. Welcoming National Day this year, since late August there have been various cultural and entertainment activities in Tam Duong, with exhibitions introducing traditional cultural spaces, customs and…... [read more]
NDO - Hanoi will organise a series of activities to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the August Revolution and National Day with the aim of fostering patriotism amongst the people. On the National Day (September 2), various arts and sports performances will take place at the August Revolution Square, Ly Thai To Flower Garden, My Dinh National Stadium, Hanoi's outskirts town of Son Tay, and Hanoi's outskirts district of Dong Anh. Arts performances will also be held for the public at industrial zones in Soc Son and Noi Bai on September 2. In addition, a Hanoi open bicycle race will…... [read more]
Visitors' queue in front of President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum At 6 o’clock on September 2, 2017, a crowd of people queue up waiting to pay tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum while the national anthem echoes in Ba Dinh Square. A group of young people from Thai Nguyen province in sport red shirts with yellow stars: “September 2 is our National Day. We come here with immense pride in our nation and national leader.” “I’m overwhelmed with national pride.” They begin to file in to…... [read more]