Dien Bien Phu victory

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A panorama of Dien Bien Phu Campaign

A panorama of the Dien Bien Phu Campaign made its official debut on May 7 in Dien Bien Province to mark Dien Bien Phu Victory over French colonial rule.

Muong Phang relic site in Dien Bien at a glance

Muong Phang relic site in Muong Phang commune in the northern city of Dien Bien was the command post for the Dien Bien Phu Campaign, where General Vo Nguyen Giap commanded a victory that “resounded throughout five continents”.

Dien Bien Phu - resplendent victory of Vietnam

66 years ago, Vietnam became famous throughout the world for the Dien Bien Phu Victory which “resounded throughout the five continents and was world-shaking”. 

Dien Bien Phu Victory celebrated 65 years on

Memories of the Dien Bien Phu Victory over French colonial rule are returning as the country celebrates its 65th anniversary on May 7,1954-2019.

Films to be screened for free to mark big anniversaries

Vietnamese films with English subtitles will be screened for free at cinemas and cultural centres nationwide to highlight the national revolution and other important events.

Dien Bien Phu victory, an everlasting epic

Dien Bien Phu victory in 1954 was Vietnam's greatest victory in the war against the French, leading to the signing of the Geneva Accords, ending the war in Vietnam and restoring peace in Indochina.

Famed musician releases new work

 VietNamNet Bridge – Veteran musician Nguyen Cuong is back and better than ever, with his new musical work entitled Da Giang – Dai Hop Xuong (Da River – Masterpiece Chorus).

VN documentaries to screen in US

 VietNamNet Bridge – The New York-based Institute for Vietnamese Culture and Education (IVCE) will screen several documentaries on Viet Nam at universities in the United States next month.

Photographer Tran Viet Van: Learn to listen to the voice of emotion

VietNamNet Bridge – A photo collection entitled ‘Tuong Tran Thoi Binh’ by photographer Tran Viet Van has recently won the gold medal in the portrait photo category and the bronze medal in the regional journalism photo category

Geneva agreement – great victory of Vietnamese diplomacy

The Geneva Agreement, which will reach its 60th anniversary on July 20, marks an important milestone in the struggle for national liberation of the Vietnamese people and is considered a great victory of Vietnamese diplomatic sector.

Grand ceremony salutes Dien Bien Phu victory

 A grand ceremony saluting the 60th anniversary of Vietnam’s victory at Dien Bien Phu, which ended French colonial rule in the country, was held in Dien Bien Phu city in the northwestern province of Dien Bien in the morning of May 7.

Dien Bien Phu celebrates and remembers

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s armed forces paraded through the streets of Dien Bien Phu City Wednesday morning, kicking off the 60th anniversary celebration of the nation’s victory over French forces at Dien Bien Phu.

Leader visits former soldiers to mark victory

VietNamNet Bridge – President Truong Tan Sang and leaders in northern Dien Bien Province yesterday, May 6, visited two former soldiers who took part to the Dien Bien Phu Victory against the French in 1954.

Political News Headlines 7/5

 Vietnam, Brunei seek to deepen defence ties; Central Military Commission pays tribute Dien Bien fallen soldiers; Politburo member receives Lao, Cambodian Deputy PMs

Social News Headlines 7/5

 Killer skin disease blamed on bad rice; Ha Noi encourages firms to sign up for insurance plans; Doctors warn of infectious diseases this summer; Dengue fever threat in Ha Noi; Search begins for man missing at sea

Where a nation kept its tryst with destiny

 VietNamNet Bridge – What began as a rather dispiriting journey turns into an awe-inspiring voyage into one of the most glorious chapters in the nation's history for Bui Quynh Hoa as she visits the mountainous Dien Bien Province.

“The World is Flat” author visits Vietnam

American journalist Thomas L.Friedman, author of an international bestselling book “The world is Flat” analyzing globalisation in the 21st century, will pay his second visit to Vietnam from May 6-11.

Political News Headlines 6/5

PM welcomes new Kazakh ambassador; Party chief meets left-wing Mexican politician; PM to attend 24th ASEAN Summit in Myanmar; Japanese-Vietnamese Special Ambassador welcomed

Military parade on the streets of Dien Bien

 VietNamNet Bridge - On the morning of 3/5, the armed forces performed their first parade rehearsal on the streets of the city of Dien Bien to prepare for the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory.

Vietnam celebrates Dien Bien Phu Victory

 VietNamNet Bridge – A variety of activities are taking place in Viet Nam and around the rest of the world to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory, which falls on Wednesday.