Contest to help kids learn about President Ho Chi Minh hinh anh 1President Ho Chi Minh and children at Presidential Palace in full-moon festival in 1961 (File photo of VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) -
A contest on President Ho Chi Minh will be held from April 15 to June 30 for Vietnamese children at home and abroad aged between six and ten, on the occasion of the late leader's 130th birthday on May 19.

It offers an opportunity for Vietnamese children to learn about the life and times of President Ho, express their love and respect for him, and encourages them to study and follow his teachings.

The contest features three categories - drawing, writing, and an online multiple-choice quiz. Contestants can participate in one or all the three categories.

Children can also send paintings and stories to organisers at,, or 62 Ba Trieu, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.

The online test will include two rounds, at

First, second, and third prize winners will receive a trip to President Ho’s homeland in the central province of Nghe An./.