Festival for children of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia held in Ho Chi Minh City

Thursday, 11/08/2022 16:10
185 children and 34 officials from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have participated in the festival of the three countries which is taking in Ho Chi Minh City from August 10 to 14.
Children's representatives from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia take part in the ceremony of dove release pigeons to show the spirit of peace and solidarity. (Photo: VNA) 

The event is hosted the Central Committee of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMYU) celebrate the “Vietnam-Laos Solidarity and Friendship Year 2022,” the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Laos, 45 years of the signing of the Vietnam - Laos Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation, the "Vietnam - Cambodia Friendship Year 2022" and the 55th anniversary of the establishment of Vietnam-Cambodia diplomatic relations.

Speaking at the opening of the event, Secretary of the HCMYU Central Committee Doan Ngo Van Cuong said that this year's festival is intended to create opportunities for children of the three countries to enhance exchanges and mutual understanding, and help educate them about the special traditional friendship among the three countries, thus promoting the role of young generations in preserving and further strengthening the special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the Party, State and people of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

This is the fifth time the festival has been held. The event is organised every two years since 2010. Last year, it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

During the event, delegates will visit historical relics and museums as well as attend activities at destinations in HCM City./.