President Ho Chi Minh's birthday celebrated in Laos
(KPL) The Nguyen Du Kindergarten, Primary and High School in Lao capital city Vientiane, on May 15 launched a contest about the life and career of former President Ho Chi Minh, an activity to celebrate his 123rd birthday (May 19, 1890-2013).
"The contest was one of the school's most important activities during the year, aimed to recall Uncle Ho's great contributions to the Vietnamese and Lao revolutions,"said the school’s rector Truong Van Tai. "It also offered the students a chance to better understand the figure of President Ho Chi Minh and his patriotism, thus nurturing their love towards the homeland," he added.
Within many, 10 students of all grades had been selected to for the final round, thanks to their good knowledge of former President's life and career. Moreover, the students made wall-newspapers showing their love for beloved Uncle Ho and the motherland, as well as joined art performances celebrating Vietnam and its fraternity with Laos.