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President Ho Chi Minh’s 130th birth anniversary marked nationwide and abroad

by NDO19 May 2020 Last updated at 15:23 PM

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits the exhibition “President Ho Chi Minh – Great leader of Vietnamese Communist Party and people; Ambassador for peace and friendship of the world people”. (Photo: VNA)
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits the exhibition “President Ho Chi Minh – Great leader of Vietnamese Communist Party and people; Ambassador for peace and friendship of the world people”. (Photo: VNA)

VTV.vn - A wide variety of practical activities were held nationwide and abroad to mark the 130th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890-2020).

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited an exhibition entitled “President Ho Chi Minh – Great leader of Vietnamese Communist Party and people; Ambassador for peace and friendship of the world people” at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi.

The exhibition featured nearly 250 documentaries and photos, divided into five categories, recalling Uncle Ho’s journey to seek ways to save his country and establish the Communist Party as well as his leadership during the resistance wars against invaders and the construction of socialism.

Speaking at the event, PM Phuc emphasised that the exhibition has successfully highlighted the great life and career of President Ho Chi Minh.

His morality and lifestyle are an outstanding symbol of the nation’s determination for the peace, national liberation and social progress; as well as a flag to lead the whole Party, people and army to enhance solidarity towards building a more prosperous country, added the PM.

* Over 200 documents, photos and artefacts are also being showcased at an exhibition entitled “President Ho Chi Minh with working class and trade union of Vietnam”, which officially opened at the National History Museum in Hanoi.

The exhibits were divided into three sections: “the formation and development of Vietnam’s working class and Trade Union”; “President Ho Chi Minh with working class and Trade Union”, and “Vietnamese working class and Trade Union follow Uncle Ho’s teachings”.

Several President Ho Chi Minh’s books on the working class and trade union, including “Ban an che do thuc dan Phap” (French colonialism on trial) and “Duong Kach menh” (The Revolutionary Path), along with awards and merits of certification that were presented by the late President to outstanding individuals and organisations, are also on display for the occasion.

* A book and documentary exhibition was also opened on Ho Chi Minh City Book Street on May 18, celebrating the 130th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday.

Visitors to the exhibition will have the chance to learn more about Uncle Ho’s life and revolutionary career through valuable documents, photos and books.

On the occasion, a traditional oil painting exhibition opened at the City Fine Arts Museum.

The event introduced around 48 oil paintings on various topics, which were created by 34 artists.

* As many as 71 documents, photos and objectives featuring the attention given by President Ho Chi Minh to people of all ethnic groups in the northern province of Lang Son are being showcased at an exhibition at the provincial Museum.

Meanwhile, Can Tho Municipal Party Committee held a ceremony on May 18 to mark the 45th anniversary of National Reunification (April 30), the International Labour Day (May 1) and the 130th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s birth (May 19).

Lam Dong Provincial Party Committee also honoured the most outstanding individuals in the movement of studying and following Uncle Ho’s thoughts, morality and lifestyle.

* An online seminar on President Ho Chi Minh, a hero of national liberation and a cultural celebrity, was held in Cairo by the Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt. The event featured the participation of many diplomats and friends of Vietnam from Egypt and other countries.

The delegates recalled President Ho Chi Minh’s life and career, his contributions to Vietnam’s struggle for national liberation, and his visits to Egypt in 1911 and 1946.

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