Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island

Flag-raising ceremony is a long-held tradition of locals on Ly Son island, Quang Ngai province, to pay tribute to late soldiers who spent their lives safeguarding Vietnam’s sovereignty over sea and islands.

Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island

34 soldiers, including border guards, naval soldiers and coastal police, bring the national flag to Thoi Loi peak, the highest point on Ly Son island for a flag-raising ceremony, July 4 (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island


Ly Son island boasts a proud history of defending national sovereignty (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island



Delegates give salute to the national flag (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island


The flag is raised on Thoi Loi peak (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island



Soldiers on Ly Son island perform the flag-raising ceremony (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island



The flag is raised on Thoi Loi peak (Photo:Vietnam+)

 
Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island



The flag-raising ceremony on Thoi Loi peak (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island



The sacred national flag flaps in the sky (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island



Following the flag-raising ceremony, the flag is stretched to cover the area where the event is hosted (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island



The flag-raising ceremony on Thoi Loi peak (Photo:Vietnam+)

 
 

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