Update: 08:45 | 07/10/2019
The “I love my Motherland” journey was launched in the northern province of Phu Tho on October 6 as part of the activities to celebrate the 63rd anniversary of the Vietnam Youth Federation (October 15).
At the launching ceremony, delegates offered incense in commemoration of Hung Kings – the legendary founders of the nation, and laid a wreath in tribute to President Ho Chi Minh.
An art performance at the launching ceremony.
Afterwards, more than 1,000 youths participated in a special flag salute ceremony and a torch parade.
The journey will take place in all cities and provinces nationwide with a wide range of activities such as learning about historical and cultural relic sites, and hosting youth forums and art exchanges.
The next destinations will be Ca Mau, Ho Chi Minh City, Khanh Hoa, Kon Tum, Da Nang, Nghe An, Dien Bien and Ha Giang.
The review ceremony is scheduled to take place in Hanoi on December 10 ahead of the eighth national congress of the Vietnam Youth Federation, the 2019-2024 tenure.