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Exhibition marking 130th birth anniversary of President Hồ Chí Minh opens

Update: July, 02/2020 - 08:34


Character Traits of Hồ Chí Minh exhibition has attracted many HCM City citizens. — VNA/VNS Photo Thu Hương

HCM CITY — An exhibition shedding light on President Hồ Chí Minh’s life and career is being held at the Hồ Chí Minh City University of Culture by the Hồ Chí Minh Museum.

Character Traits of Hồ Chí Minh exhibition is part of the celebration of the 130th anniversary of the late President’s birthday.

According to the organisers, the event aims to raise citizens’ awareness and sense of responsibility in studying and following Hồ Chí Minh’s ideology, morality and style in achieving goals for national independence and socialism.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, HCM City Museum director Vũ Mạnh Hà noted that the exhibition offered different views on the late President’s life, career, and lifestyle, and therefore depicted a great leader who devoted his life to his country’s revolutionary cause.

“His beautiful personality has created great human values ​​that pervade the hearts of every Vietnamese and of all mankind,” he said.

Displaying over 200 documents, photos, and pictures, the exhibition is divided into six parts, showcasing the evolution of President Hồ Chí Minh from an energetic boy to a young patriotic man and finally the great leader of the nation.

Earlier, similar exhibitions were held in Hà Nội, the central province of Thừa Thiến – Huế, the President’s hometown north-central Nghệ An Province.

Character Traits of Hồ Chí Minh in HCM City will end on July 15.

Vũ Mạnh Hà, Director of Hồ Chí Minh Museum (right), presents a painting of President Hồ Chí Minh to the Rector of Hồ Chí Minh City University of Culture Nguyễn Thế Dũng. — VNA/VNS Photo Thu Hương

President Hồ Chí Minh was born on May 19, 1890, in Kim Liên Commune, Nam Đàn District, in north-central Nghệ An Province. He devoted his whole life to the cause of national liberation, while tirelessly striving for peace and progress around the world.

He also led the struggle for national independence and established the Democratic Republic of Việt Nam, now the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam, in 1945. The President passed away in 1969. — VNS


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