HCMC hosts 2016 Lac Hong Melody Festival

The 8th Lac Hong Melody Festival 2016 themed “Newday Vietnam” opened for students of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

A performance of Vietnamese traditional music by local students  (Photo: muctim)

The award ceremony will be held at Ho Chi Minh City Youth Cultural House on April 19.

The event aims to mark the 70th anniversary of the day late President Ho Chi Minh sent his letter to the Congress of Southern Ethnic Minority Groups in 1946.

On the occasion, the Ho Chi Minh City Student Support Center in collaboration with the Youth Cultural House will offer scholarships to disadvantaged ethnic-minority students who are studying in the city.

By Van Tuan – Translated by Kim Khanh

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