Artists perform at the Alma Vietnam 2016 at La Habana University, Cuba (Source: VNA)
Havana (VNA) – The Alma Vietnam 2016 gala night has been held at La Habana University, Cuba by the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union in the Caribbean country.

The event is to honor the 40th anniversary of Liberation of the South and National Reunification (April 30) and late President Ho Chi Minh’s 125th birthday (May 19), while introducing the Southeast Asian country’s unique and diversified artistic features to friends in Cuba.

All the performing artists at the event praised the sacrifice made by young generations of Vietnamese for the country’s independence, the beauty of the country’s landscape, people and traditions, as well as the positive spirit of Vietnamese nationals in many difficult circumstances.

The annual event is expected to present Vietnam’s culture through special images and songs to friends in Cuba, especially youngsters, while intensifying solidarity of the Overseas Vietnamese community in the land of José Martí.-VNA