Students participated in the painting contest (Source: qdnd.vn)The event was held by the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations, the Consulate General of Singapore in Ho Chi Minh city, the Ho Chi Minh city branch Vietnam-Singapore Friendship Association and the General Science Library of Ho Chi Minh city.
Among the items chosen by the students for their paintings were Singapore’s iconic Merlion, Ben Thanh market in Ho Chi Minh City and the two national flags.
Vice president of the Ho Chi Minh city branch Vietnam-Singapore Friendship Association Phan Thi Hong Xuan said that the contest aims to reflect the diplomatic relationship and to foster the friendship between the two peoples. She said that the young generations would be the ones to continue upholding, fostering and promoting the fine values that the two countries have been developing over the past 45 years.
After around 120 minutes, two first prizes, four second prizes, six third prizes and eight consolation prizes were presented to winners./.