Homeland Spring Festival held in HN
10:20 | 20/01/2020
VGP – A warm Homeland Spring Festival was held late last week in Ha Noi. 

Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh addresses at the Homeland Spring Festival, Ha Noi, January 20, 2020 - Photo: VGP

Vice State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh attended the festival, an annual gathering of the Vietnamese living across the world to celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year Festival in Viet Nam. 

This year, the festival drew the attendance of 1,500 delegates who represent over 4.5 million Vietnamese living overseas. 

Addressing the event, Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh highlighted the comprehensive and great contributions of the overseas Vietnamese. 

Over the past year, 20 associations of the Vietnamese people living overseas have been formulated in favor of business start up, preservation and development of cultural identity, Vietnamese language teaching and learning.

The Deputy PM affirmed the consistent guidelines of the Party and State which regarded the overseas Vietnamese community as an inseparable part of and important resource of the Vietnamese nation. 

FM Minh hoped that over 4.5 million overseas Vietnamese would continue to contribute to national development. 

The festival was jointly held by the Foreign Ministry and the People’s Committees of Ha Noi and Bac Ninh province. 

The centre piece of the event, an art performance, highlighted artists living inside and outside the country./. 

By Kim Loan  

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