HCM City to host activities for President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday hinh anh 1Late President Ho Chi Minh (Source: file photo)

HCM City (VNA) – A wide range of activities to celebrate the 128th birth anniversary of late President Ho Chi Minh (May 19) will be held in Ho Chi Minh City.

The highlights of the programme will be an incense and flower offering ceremony at Ho Chi Minh Museum and President Ho Chi Minh Statue Park on May 19, and an art performance programme on the same day’s evening.

Exhibitions featuring the late leader's life and career will be organised along Nguyen Hue Pedestrian and Dong Khoi streets, and at the Ho Chi Minh Museum from May 17-June 10.

The municipal Party Committee will host a ceremony to honour outstanding individuals and organisations, which showed good performance in response to the movement “Studying and Following President Ho Chi Minh's Moral Example” in 2017-2018.

Meanwhile, the municipal People’s Committee will hold a planting-tree festival.

On the occasion, the municipal Party Committee’s Standing Board has decided to present Party membership badges to 2,541 Party members, including 141 those bestowed with 70-year Party membership badges, 13 members with 65-year Party membership badges, 228 members with badges for 55 years of Party membership, and 638 members with 50-year Party membership badges.-VNA