Begun in July, the competition attracted more than 279 artworks of over 308 individuals aged between 5 and 14, including disadvantaged children from Open houses, Hy Vong School for the Deaf, Agent Orange (AO) children victims of Hoa Binh village.
The organization board of this year’s event presented 90 awards, including 14 special prizes.
The contest was organized by the Ton Duc Thang Museum, the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art Association, HCMC Children’s Cultural House and HCMC Fine Ar tUniversity to celebrate the 129th anniversary of the late president birth on August 20 .
President Ton Duc Thang was a patriot and a Communist who served as vice president for President Ho Chi Minh. He was president from 1969 until his death in 1980.
The Ton Duc Thang Museum was established on the occasion of the late President Thang’s centenary in 1988. The museum has more than 600 items, documents and photos relating to the life of Mr. Thang, who is remembered as a great patriot and a model fighter