Ho Chi Minh City

HCMC presents Tet cake offering to founders of nation, city

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A ceremony offering Banh Tet (cylindrical glutinous rice cake) to Hung Kings and Marquess Le Thanh Nguyen Huu Canh, founder of Saigon-HCMC, marking the Tet holiday was organized at the Ethnic Culture Historical Park in District 9 on February 1.

The ceremony offering Banh Tet (cylindrical glutinous rice cake) to Hung Kings and Marquess Le Thanh Nguyen Huu Canh, founder of Saigon-HCMC, marking the Tet holiday is organized at the Ethnic Culture Historical Park in District 9.

The ceremony offering Banh Tet (cylindrical glutinous rice cake) to Hung Kings and Marquess Le Thanh Nguyen Huu Canh, founder of Saigon-HCMC, marking the Tet holiday is organized at the Ethnic Culture Historical Park in District 9.

Leaders of the city Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front of Ho Chi Minh City; including Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong, Chairwoman of Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in Ho Chi Minh City To Thi Bich Chau, Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Huynh Cach Mang, former Chairwoman of the city People's Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam attended the event.
The annual ceremony aims to comemorate and pay tribute to the Hung Kings, founders of the nation; and army commander and an excellent administrator Nguyen Huu Canh, founder of the city.
A series of activities will be held in the Ethnic Culture Historical Park during Tet holidays, such as Banh Tet making contest, caligraphy exhibition, dragon and kylin dance performance, firework display, concerts and others.
On the same day, the delegation of the city’s leaders also offered incenses and flowers to the statues of the late President Ho Chi Minh at Ho Chi Minh Museum and at President Ho Chi Minh Statue Park in District 1.
Speaking at the event, Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong, said that the life and career of the late president is a great moral example who went through severe hardships in war time and devoted his entire life to the cause of national liberation and unification,
Leaders then offered incenses to commemorate the late President Ton Duc Thang’s statue at his museum, honoring the outstanding contributions made by the late President for the country and setting a bright example for future generations.
They also offered incenses and laid wreaths at Ho Chi Minh City Martyrs Cemetery and Ben Duoc Memorial Temple in Cu Chi district to commemorate and express their deep gratitude to martyrs who sacrificed their lives for national independence, unification.
HCMC presents Tet offering to founders of nation, city ảnh 1 HCMC’s leaders offer incenses and laid wreaths at Ho Chi Minh City Martyrs Cemetery. (Photo: Sggp)
Lãnh đạo TPHCM dâng cúng bánh tét Quốc tổ Hùng Vương ảnh 2
Former Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong (r ) offer incenses at Ho Chi Minh City Martyrs Cemetery.
Lãnh đạo TPHCM dâng cúng bánh tét Quốc tổ Hùng Vương ảnh 3
Lãnh đạo TPHCM dâng cúng bánh tét Quốc tổ Hùng Vương ảnh 4
The ceremony offering Banh Tet (cylindrical glutinous rice cake) to Hung Kings and Marquess Le Thanh Nguyen Huu Canh, founder of Saigon-HCMC, marking the Tet holiday is organized at the Ethnic Culture Historical Park in District 9.
Lãnh đạo TPHCM dâng cúng bánh tét Quốc tổ Hùng Vương ảnh 5
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong offers incenses to the statues of the late President Ho Chi Minh at Ho Chi Minh Museum.
Lãnh đạo TPHCM dâng cúng bánh tét Quốc tổ Hùng Vương ảnh 6
Leaders offer incenses to commemorate the late President Ton Duc Thang’s statue at his museum.
Lãnh đạo TPHCM dâng cúng bánh tét Quốc tổ Hùng Vương ảnh 7
The delegation offer flowers to the statues of the late President Ho Chi Minh at Ho Chi Minh Museum and at President Ho Chi Minh Statue Park in District 1.

By THU HUONG, HOAI NAM - Translated by Kim Khanh

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