A special concert was held in Hanoi on May 15 to celebrate the 122 nd birthday of President Ho Chi Minh.

Broadcast live on VTV1, the event was attended by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong as well as several other senior officials.

The programme, entitled “Offering Uncle Ho a Lotus Sepal”, featured outstanding songs and dances inspired by President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example during his revolutionary life.

The artists also sang about the Vietnamese people’s love for their beloved Uncle Ho with popular songs such as “Nho on Ho Chi Minh” (Remember Ho Chi Minh) “Bac Ho Mot Tinh Yeu Bao La” (Uncle Ho – A boundless love) and “Nguoi La Niem Tin Tat Thang” (Uncle Ho – Our Belief in Victory).

At the concert, Nguyen The Ky, Deputy Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Popularisation and Education, announced the regulations for a contest to compile literary, artistic and press works with the theme “Studying and Following the Moral Example of President Ho Chi Minh”.-VNA