(HBO) - The traditional celebration of the Independence Festival in Lac Son district is associated with the Vietnamese people’s most resounding historical event in the 20th century – the success of the August Revolution in 1945.
"Banh uoi” (uoi cake), which represents the solidarity and
love for life, is an indispensable dish in the Independence Festival of people
in Muong Vo area of Nhan Nghia commune, Lac Son district.
Under the Party’s leadership, people nationwide
launched a general uprising in August 1945 to seize power and break chains of
slavery. Following the revolution’s victory was the National Day September 2,
1945, when the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (now the Socialist Republic of
Vietnam) was established, opening up an era of independence and freedom.
joining compatriots across the country in
celebrating the triumph, the administration and people of Lac Son district also
marked the first Independence Festival in 1945.
Nowadays, whenever the Independence Festival
approaches, local residents become busy preparing for celebrations. Communes
will be decorated with banners, flags and flowers while a wide range of
meaningful activities will be held, reflecting the spirit of "Nothing is more
precious than independence and freedom” as stated by late President Ho Chi
Bui Van Thuom, former Secretary of the Party
Committee of Lac Son district, said it is an everlasting spirit that has been
deeply instilled into the local populace and spread across the district,
becoming the tradition of celebrating the Independence Festival annually.
Studying culture of the Muong Vang area and the
Muong ethnic group in Hoa Binh province for many years, Bui Huy Vong, a
resident in Huong Nhuong commune of Lac Son district, highly valued the
tradition of celebrating the Independence Festival on August 19 and September 2
in some communes of Lac Son, which he said is not only typical for a large
Muong ethnic area but also enriches the value of the August 19 victory and the
National Day on September 2.
Secretary of the district’s Party Committee Bui
Van Hanh affirmed that all-level Party committees, authorities and people of
Lac Son are always proud of their Independence Festival celebrating
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(HBO) - If you have the opportunity to visit the hamlets and villages in Mai Chau district, you can easily see the typical cultural characteristics of Thai ethnic people. The villages and the helmets of Thai people are located at the foot of the mountains and they are close to the romantic rice fields.
(HBO) - The People’s Council of Hoa Binh province on July 7 issued Resolution No. 267/NQ - HDND approving adjustments made to an investment plan for a project to restore and embellish a historical site related to the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) in the province. The site was where the LPRP held political training coursed and its second national congress.
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(HBO) – Khenh Communal House in Van Son commune of Hoa Binh province’s Lac Son district has been named a provincial historical – cultural relic site. The certificate presentation ceremony was held by the district People’s Committee on July 9 with the participation of officials from the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Lac Son district.
(HBO) – Da Bac district has worked to expand its movement to get all the people united in enhancing cultural life over recent years.