Young Vietnamese expatriates at the summer ​camp in 2015 (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Nearly 110 outstanding young Vietnamese expatriates from 26 countries and territories will participate in the Vietnam Summer Camp 2016 from July 10-23.

The event’s programme includes activities in Hanoi, Quang Ninh, Nghe An, Quang Tri, Thua Thien – Hue, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai and Da Nang.

It aims to create opportunities for the young overseas Vietnamese to study the country’s historical and cultural heritage values.

Participants will pay tribute to national heroes and tour many heritage sites such as the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long and Temple of Literature in Hanoi, Ha Long Bay in northern Quang Ninh province, Hue imperial city in central Thua Thien – Hue province and My Son Sanctuary in central Quang Nam province.

They will also engage in an exchange with students from the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam to discuss cultural preservation among overseas Vietnamese and the significance of seeking global recognition for Vietnamese tangible and intangible heritage.

The youngsters will participate in charitable activities such as visiting and presenting gifts to Vietnamese heroic mothers in Thua Thien – Hue, building book shelves for street children, and growing trees at the coastal areas in Da Nang.

The annual Vietnam Summer Camp is held by the Foreign Ministry’s Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs.-VNA