VN celebrates 39th National Liberation Day
17:40 | 30/04/2014

VGP - Various activities are being held to mark the 39th anniversary of the liberation of southern Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh city hosted an exchange with historical witnesses and art performances in praise of the victory on April 30th, 1975.

Quang Tri province celebrates the 39th anniversary of the liberation of southern Vietnam (baolaodong.com.vn)
Quang Tri province received the certificate of special national relics for the Hien Luong wharf, Ben Hai bridge, and Quang Tri ancient citadel.

In his address, Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Communications and Education Dinh The Huynh said the recognition shows the Party, State, and people’s deep gratitude to the soldiers and people’s tremendous contributions and sacrifice for national independence.

“The Party Committee, administration, and people of Quang Tri province should continue to develop its tradition to boost socio-economic and tourism development in association with relic preservation. The province should promote its image to more people inside and outside the country and implement the project to restore and preserve local cultural values.”

In Da Nang city, more than 200 cyclists joined a cycling tour on Son Tra peninsula. Thua Thien Hue province opened the 3rd Tam Giang Lagoon festival featuring various games such as boat and junk races and a kite flying contest. Various activities to mark the event were held in Binh Duong, Hau Giang, and Vinh Long province.

Many newspapers in Viet Nam have highlighted the significance of the victory 39 years ago.

Quan Doi Nhan Dan, or People’s Army newspaper, reiterated that the victory in 1975 defeated the invasion war, eliminated the American neo-colonial rule, and triumphantly ended Viet Nam's longest national resistance war./.  - VOV

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