HCM City to mark National Day with fireworks, art shows

Sunday, 2016-08-21 21:28:34
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NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City plans to organise numerous activities to mark the 71st anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19) and the National Day (September 2).

On September 2, municipal officials are scheduled to offer incense and lay wreaths for former Presidents Ho Chi Minh and Ton Duc Thang at the Ho Chi Minh Museum - HCM City branch, the Ton Duc Thang Museum, and the Ho Chi Minh President Memorial Park.

Firework shows will be conducted on the Sai Gon river in District 2 and the Dam Sen Park in District 11, funded by donations.

Many arts performances will also take place across the city.

A photo exhibition featuring the nation’s revolutionary struggle and achievements will be held along the streets of Nguyen Hue and Dong Khoi beginning August 31.

Several sport games will be organised to celebrate the anniversaries, including a bicycle race around the city on September 2 and a table tennis competition from August 25-27.

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