The Sen Village festival will be organised nationwide to celebrate the 130th birthday of late President Ho Chi Minh, according to a plan recently issued by the People’s Committee of the central province of Nghe An.
|Tourists visit President Ho Chi Minh's house in Sen Village in Nghe An Province. — Photo thethaovanhoa.vn|
The festival aims to express the gratitude and respect of the Vietnamese people across the country to President Ho – the hero of national liberation and an outstanding cultural figure of Vietnam.
The activities within the event will promote and educate people about President Ho Chi Minh’s ideology, encouraging them to study and follow his morality as well as enhance the image of his homeland – Sen Village, Nghe An – both domestically and internationally.
Specifically, the Sen Village festival 2020 will take place over five days, from May 15-19 in Vinh City, Nam Dan District, together with other districts within the province.
The ceremonial activities in the Sen Village festival include flower offering at Uncle Ho’s Monument in Ho Chi Minh Square; a procession to his hometown; a parade of photos and the opening ceremony that will be held in Sen Village.
Meanwhile, the festive activities are diverse and held nationwide like national volleyball tournaments; tours jointly organised by travel agencies to Sen Village; national singing festival, poster exhibition, film week and many others. — VNS
Various activities are being held nationwide to celebrate the 129th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh.
The Overseas Vietnamese community and international friends in Russia’s Ulyanovsk city and neighbouring localities laid flowers to pay respect to President Ho Chi Minh at his statue on May 19.