51 outstanding ethnic minority youth honored

The Youth Union in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday honored 51 outstanding ethnic minority young people at an ethnic culture festival which celebrates the diverse culture of ethnic groups.

Young people at the festival (Photo: SGGP)

51 ethnic minority young people are those who studied well and greatly contributed to the movements of Youth Communist Union and charity activities.

At the festival, over 1,000 youths watched photos of 54 ethnic groups in the country; enjoyed musical performances of folk instruments and made traditional handicraft products and partook in folk games.

On the same day, the Union held a competition Olympic for Marx, Lenin subject and Ho Chi Minh ideology.

505 candidates from 85 teams of universities and colleges citiwide took part in the competition. It is scheduled the prize-giving ceremony will be held on May 18.

Candidates will compete on the subjects such as learning and following Uncle Ho example, basic principles of Marxist-Leninism, Ho Chi Minh ideology, the 10th and 12th Party resolution, matters relating to history, economy, culture of Vietnam and HCMC as well as the application of  Marxist-Leninism and Ho Chi Minh ideology into reality.

By Thai Phuong – translated by Uyen Phuong

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