Update: 15:00 | 05/10/2018
Entertainment activities will be suspended during the two-day national mourning for former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Do Muoi on October 6-7.
According to Dispatch 4500/CD-BVHTTDL issued by the Ministry of Culture, Sports
Party General Secretary Do Muoi (C) visits a high school for ethnic minority students in Tuyen Quang province in February 1992. (Photo: VNA).
Delegations can pay homage to the former leader at National Funeral Hall, No. 5 Tran Thanh Tong Street, Hanoi, where he is laid in state, and Thong Nhat (Reunification) Hall in Ho Chi Minh City. They are asked not to bring wreaths but mourning bands to the funeral.
The ministry also requested other ministries, sectors as well as central agencies, organizations and State agencies to suspend celebrative events, art programmes, sports competitions and entertainment activities on October 6-7.
The People’s Committees of provinces and centrally-run cities should direct and guide organizations, individuals and entertainment facilities to delay art and sports events as well as entertainment activities in their localities during the two-day mourning.