An art performance at the event

The event was also meant to mark Hung Kings Commemoration Day (the 10th of the third lunar month which fell on April 29 this year), President Ho Chi Minh's birth anniversary (May 19).

Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Consul General in Hong Kong and Macao Pham Binh Dam said the gathering provides an occasion to recall the shining milestones in Vietnamese history and the home country's traditions, as well as tighten the bond among the Vietnamese community.

Duong Trung Duc, Chairman of the association, said the association will strive to be a source of spiritual support of the Vietnamese people, helping them build a strong Vietnamese community in Macau, and actively contribute to the host society.

On behalf of the Vietnamese Consul General in Hong Kong and Macau, Consul Nguyen Tuan Anh presented certificates of merit to Vietnamese individuals and collectives in Macau in recognition of their active contribution to the homeland and the association.

Participants in a joint photo

On the occasion of the International Labor Day, Vice Chairwoman of the association Tran Thi Gon launched a campaign throughout the month, calling on every Vietnamese in Macau to work hard and help popularize the image of Vietnam as well as its consumer goods and tourist destinations to local people.

The Vietnamese community is the second biggest foreign community in Macau, after the Philippine community.

Source: VNA