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Programme to welcome overseas Vietnamese returning for Tet

Update: February, 02/2015 - 07:50

HCM CITY (VNS) — Overseas Vietnamese will be welcomed back to the HCM City for Tet (Lunar New Year) with Xuan Que Huong 2015 (Homeland Spring 2015) cultural programme.

The programme will be organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese and the city's People's Committee on February 7 and 8.

It will include traditional activities, including music, seminars and worshipping ceremonies.

On February 7, the overseas Vietnamese will visit Cu Chi District and commemorate war martyrs at Ben Duoc Memorial Temple.

The State President will join a group of guests to worship Hung Kings at the Park for National Culture and History in District 9 and President Ho Chi Minh at Nha Rong Wharf on February 8.

A special concert called Xuan Que Huong 2015 – To Quoc Vinh Quang (Homeland Spring 2015 – Glorious Motherland) will be held at 8pm at Nha Rong Wharf on February 8, and will be broadcast live on channels of Viet Nam and HCM City television stations.

It will feature songs praising the country and welcoming the spring performed by popular local and overseas performers.

In Ha Noi, a similar programme will begin on February 9. — VNS

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