Launched in July, the online event, themed “Vo Nguyen Giap – The General of the People,” has attracted the participation of 580,000 domestic and foreign participants, including those in quarantined zones, field hospitals, medical establishments for treating COVID-19 patients, and guarding at border areas.

The contest attracts the particpation of many contestants.

The contest was to help troops, youth and people learn more about the life, career and great contribution of General Vo Nguyen Giap to the revolutionary cause of the Party, nation and military, thus encouraging them to study and follow the general’s example. It also demonstrated the gratitude of military youth to the late general.

As scheduled, the closing and awarding ceremony will be held on December 22 on the occasion of the 77th anniversary of the foundation day of the Vietnam People’s Army.

According to organizers, 80 best contestants, including 29 military participants, will be awarded at the event.

Translated by Tran Hoai