Vietnamese in Malaysia celebrate national holidays hinh anh 1A performance of the event. (Photo: VNA)
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – Hundreds of overseas Vietnamese (OVs) in Malaysia on April 22 gathered at the Vietnamese Embassy to commemorate Hung Kings (10th of third lunar month) and to celebrate Reunification Day (April 30).
Addressing the event, Ton Thi Ngoc Huong, charge d’affaires of Vietnam in Malaysia said that this month is an occasion for all Vietnamese people to recall the ancestors’ efforts to establish and protect the country.
She also expressed her hope that OVs in Malaysia will enhance solidarity, building a strong community.
A highlight of the event was a singing competition, participated in by many OVs. Vietnamese brides in Malaysia also received consultations from local lawyers.
The Vietnamese community in Malaysia has provided support for disadvantaged people as well as victims of natural disasters and soldiers in border and island regions over the years.
On this occasion, more than 2,000 MYR (455 USD) was raised for the construction of a multi-purpose house in Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.-VNA