Activities marking the Mau Than Offensive 1968 held in HCM City book street

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A series of activities marking the 50th anniversary of the Mau Than Offensive 1968 will be organized in Ho Chi Minh Book Street from January 30 to February 4.

Book exhibition in HCM City book street

Book exhibition in HCM City book street

The program called Ky uc Mau Than 1968 (Memories of the Mau Than Offensive 1968) is co-organized by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union's Central Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, HCM City Book Street Company and Phuong Nam Cultural Corporation.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, the union’s vice secretary, Vuong Thanh Lieu said that the program will give a deep knowledge of the glorious history and the Spring 1968 to residents in the city, as well as mobilize people through hands-on and awareness-raising activities for the conservation of heritages of the city.
Accordingly, a book exhibition on the development and achievements of HCM City will take place from January 30-February 19.
Another photo display featuring selected pictures of the HCM City Photography Association will run from January 31-February 5.
There will be also talks with the participation of war veterans who will tell about the 1968 on February 2.
Đường sách TPHCM khai mạc chuỗi hoạt động “Ký ức Xuân Mậu Thân 1968” ảnh 2Photo exhibition in the book street
Đường sách TPHCM khai mạc chuỗi hoạt động “Ký ức Xuân Mậu Thân 1968” ảnh 3

Vice secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union's Central Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, Vuong Thanh Lieu speaks at the opening ceremony of the program.

By MINH DIEM – Translated by Kim Khanh

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