Launched eight months ago, the contest received 4,533 videos from youths of civilian and military units. After qualification rounds, 227 entries were selected to compete in the military wide contest for 15 first, 25 second, and 35 third place prizes.

Entries reflect effective models and exemplary people in studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morals, and style and tell touching stories related to organizing the movement.

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The video contest is held by the Military Youth Board and relevant agencies and units under the instruction of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) for young officers and youths from youth committees. It aims to discover, nourish, and popularize effective models and exemplary individuals. 

The event is also to promote the implementation of directives of the Politburo and the Standing Committee of the Central Military Commission and to mark the 50-year implementation of President Ho Chi Minh’s Testament, the 30th anniversary of the whole people’s defense festive day, and the 75th anniversary of the foundation day of the VPA.

The awarding ceremony will be held on December 13 in Dinh Hoa district, Thai Nguyen province. 

Translated by Song Anh