An art act at the program

The program, themed “Proud to be named after Uncle Ho,” featured 18 performance items in two parts, honoring the nation's great leader who devoted his whole life for the cause of national independence and freedom, and highlighting the city’s efforts to promote Ho Chi Minh’s thought and secure its role as a leading economic, cultural, science-technology hub of the country.

Particularly, the establishment of the Ho Chi Minh Cultural Space was a unique decision of the municipal Party Organization based on the people’s demand to express their sentiments to President Ho Chi Minh, thus contributing to popularizing President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality and lifestyle.

On June 5, 1911, from Nha Rong Wharf of Saigon, now HCM City, Ho Chi Minh, known in those days as Nguyen Tat Thanh, boarded ship Admiral Latouche Treville, beginning his journey to seek ways for national salvation.

Thirty years later, he returned to Vietnam to lead the Vietnamese revolution. The successful August Revolution in 1945 and founded the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

The program drew famous artists including Que Tran, Vo Minh Lam, Ngoc Mai, Dao Mac, Duyen Huyen, Thanh Nguyen, The Vy, Thu Thuy, Thuy Trinh and Manh Cuong.

Source: VNA