A wide range of activities will be held nationwide on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the Vietnam Wounded Soldiers’ and Martyrs’ Day (July 27).
A special art program will take place at Road 9 National War Cemetery in the Central province of Quang Tri on July 26 night as part of the Road 9 Singing Festival co-organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the provincial People’s Committee and Thang Long Service and Communication JSC.
The program features performances honoring patriotism as well as the great sacrifice of Vietnamese people to national liberation.
At the press conference
The triennial festival, which runs from July 20-25, brings together artists across the country, along with art troupes from Laos and Cambodia.
As part of the festival, the organizing board will present ten passbooks to Heroic Vietnamese Mothers, and 200 gifts to wounded and ill soldiers and national contributors in Quang Tri.
Prior to the art program, 800 local youths will light up candles to pay tribute to the martyrs at Road 9 National War Cemetery - the resting place of over 10,000 soldiers who laid down their lives during the resistance war against US imperialists.