Over 7,000 disabled to join 20th camp festival in Ho Chi Minh City

More than 7,000 people with disabilities from Ho Chi Minh City and 16 southern cities and provinces will join the 20th camp festival in Ho Chi Minh City on November 30.

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During a press conference on November 22, a representative of the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs said the festival is meant to celebrate the 37th anniversary of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3) and the 20–year journey of the charity festival.

Participants will have a chance to play folk games, enjoy puppet shows and free lunch buffet, read books, as well as visit landmark destinations at Suoi Tien Cultural Theme Park.

A highlight of the event will be exchanges with outstanding citizens 2018.

The event costing over 2.5 billion VND (108,000 USD) will be funded by the park and philanthropists.

 
 

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