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Great day for the Nation

Update: September, 02/2017 - 09:00
National pride: Representatives of people from all walks if life march in procession to celebrate the 70th National Day in September 2016 at Ba Đình Square. VNS Photo Đoàn Tùng
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Every early autumn, the whole nation celebrates historic days. Ba Đình Square in downtown Hà Nội is a must-visit destination for all Hanoians and the Vietnamese people as a whole, as it hosted a ceremony on September 2nd, 1945 to announce the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Việt Nam.

Reporters from Vietnam News Agency captured some of the nation’s historic moments.

Glorious crowds: A mass meeting gathers thousands of patriots at the square in front of Hà Nội Opera House to launch a revolution to gain power held by the Việt Minh Front on August 17, 1945. VNA/VNS Photo
Iconic building: Hanoians take the Tonkin Palace in August 1945 back from the French regime. VNA/VNS Photo
Birth of a nation: President Hồ Chí Minh reads the Declaration of Independence on behalf of the provisional government to announce the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Việt Nam. VNA/VNS Photo
Historic moment: A scene from the meeting on September 2nd, 1945 at Ba Đình Square to announce the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Việt Nam. VNA/VNS Photo

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