|Tourists visit President Hồ Chí Minh's house in Sen Village in Nghệ An Province. — Photo thethaovanhoa.vn|
HÀ NỘI — The Sen Village festival will be organised nationwide to celebrate the 130th birthday of late President Hồ Chí Minh, according to a plan recently issued by the People’s Committee of the central province of Nghệ An.
The festival aims to express the gratitude and respect of the Vietnamese people across the country to President Hồ – the hero of national liberation and an outstanding cultural figure of Việt Nam.
The activities within the event will promote and educate people about President Hồ Chí Minh’s ideology, encouraging them to study and follow his morality as well as enhance the image of his homeland – Sen Village, Nghệ An – both domestically and internationally.
Specifically, the Sen Village festival 2020 will take place over five days, from May 15-19 in Vinh City, Nam Đàn District, together with other districts within the province.
The ceremonial activities in the Sen Village festival include flower offering at Uncle Hồ’s Monument in Hồ Chí Minh Square; a procession to his hometown; a parade of photos and the opening ceremony that will be held in Sen Village.
Meanwhile, the festive activities are diverse and held nationwide like national volleyball tournaments; tours jointly organised by travel agencies to Sen Village; national singing festival, poster exhibition, film week and many others. — VNS