A live television programme themed “Song of solidarity” was held on September 1 night to mark the 50-year implementation of President Ho Chi Minh’s Testament.
The programme took place coincidently at the Hanoi-based President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Nha Rong Wharf in Ho Chi Minh City, the Quoc Hoc-Hue High School for Gifted Students in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue and the Kim Lien relic site in the central province of Nghe An, which are associated with the life and career of the late President.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man and other high-ranking officials attended the event.
More than 350 artists performed at the programme which comprised for parts: “Solidarity for national reunification,” “Solidarity for national development,” “Transparency for guarantee of great national unity bloc,” and “Consolidation of great national unity bloc.”
At the Quoc Hoc-Hue High School for Gifted Students where Nguyen Tat Thanh (later President Ho Chi Minh) studied from 1907 to 1908, the programme started with a flower offering ceremony at the Nguyen Tat Thanh Monument, with the participation of Party leaders, and the school’s teachers and students.
Through the programme, the participants looked back on the path full of hardships and pride to materialise President Ho Chi Minh’s Testament over the past half century.
Earlier, PM Phuc and other Party and State leaders visited a house dedicated to the late President at 112 Mai Thuc Loan Street, Thuan Loc ward, Hue city.