The Viet Nam Fatherland Front Central Committee in HCM City and HCM City Television will broadcast a special music programme on Vietnamese seas and islands on August 29 to mark the 74th anniversary of National Day.
|Folk singer Van Khanh (left). — Photo Thanh Hiep|
The show, Hướng Về Biên Giới Biển Đảo Tổ Quốc (Reaching to Vietnamese Seas, Islands and Borders), will feature revolutionary songs by talented composers in different periods.
There will be performances in praise of the country, its history and traditional culture.
Songs on soldiers and people who are living in remote areas of seas and islands are also featured.
The show will include dozens of young and veteran singers, dancers and musicians from professional art troupes.
Singers Van Khanh, Quoc Dai, Phi Hung and Quy Binh will perform and talk about their trip to Truong Sa (Spartly) and other islands.
A special exchange of soldiers and fishermen settled in islands and borders will also be included.
The show will raise money for the Fund for Viet Nam Seas, Islands and Borders. The fund targets raising VND30 billion (US$1.29 million) for helping officers, soldiers and people living in islands and border areas.
The show, Hướng Về Biên Giới Biển Đảo Tổ Quốc, will air live at 7:30pm on August 29 on HTV1 channel. VNS