A series of art performances and sports events will be held in Ho Chi Minh City to mark the 39th anniversary of the National Liberation Day (April 30) and the 128th May Day.

According to the municipal People’s Committee, an exhibition will be opened at Lam Son and Chi Lang parks and Dong Khoi street.

On April 29, delegations will pay tribute to and offer incense in memory of martyrs in local cemeteries.

Besides, special art performances will be organised to mark the occasion on April 30 and May 1.

A bicycle race will begin on April 19, while a traditional boat race on the Tau Hu-Ben Nghe canal and a cross-country run will take place on April 27.-VNA