The event is part of activities to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the Vietnam Sport Day as well as the 87th year of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union.

At the 2017 event in Hanoi

It aims to raise public awareness of the importance of physical exercise and encourage people to do exercise regularly for improving their health.

The organizing board is working hard on communication campaigns towards completing the goal of having 85 percent of communes, wards and towns nationwide joining the event.

Sports and art performance activities will be also arranged in the framework of the programme.

The last year event drew the participation of about 7.2 million people in all 63 cities and provinces across the country.

Source: VNA