Photo for illustration. Source: dangcongsan

A special art performance by martial art artists, singers and instrumentalists took place in Hanoi on August 29 to honour soldiers who are day and night safeguarding the nation’s sacred sea and island sovereignty.

All money collected during the programme will be provided for on-duty coast guard and fisheries surveillance soldiers and fishermen.

The event formed part of activities responding to a campaign themed “Joining efforts for national sea and islands” launched by the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) and the Ministry of Information and Communications.

The same day, an exhibition displaying 101 photos confirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes in the East Sea opened in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long.

All the exhibits prove that the two archipelagos as part of Vietnam’s territory. In addition, 150 books, magazines and newspapers are also on show at the three-day event.

Source: VNA