8th Ho Chi Minh City Sports Festival opens

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The opening ceremony of the 8th Ho Chi Minh City Sports Festival 2018 was held at Nguyen Hue walking street on March 24.

The 8th Ho Chi Minh City Sports Festival opens

The 8th Ho Chi Minh City Sports Festival opens

Attending at the event were Deputy Chairwoman of the municipla People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Thu, Vice Chairwoman of the HCM City People’s Council Truong Thi Anh, Director of the HCM City Department of Culture and Sport Huynh Thanh Nhan and leaders of departments and units in the city.
The event started with the torchlight procession through the city's main street led by the biggest name athletes.
The organization board and participants offered incensein commemoration of President Ho Chi Minh at Ho Chi Minh Museum branch in the city.
The festival aims to seek and cultivate the quality of athletes, improving records in some major disciplines, ready for the National Sports Festival 2018 that will be held from late November to early December 2018 in Hanoi.


By NGOC THIEN – Translated by Kim Khanh

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