The Little Sun Group opened the art program – Photo: QUOC THANH
On the occasion of the 132th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890 – May 19, 2022) and the 111th anniversary of Uncle Ho’s departure to find a way to save the country (June 5, 1911 – 5-6– 2022), the Organizing Committee to celebrate major holidays in Ho Chi Minh City coordinated with the Bong Sen Ethnic Music and Dance Theater to organize an art program. Proud of the city named after Uncle.
Attending the art program were Mr. Nguyen Ho Hai – Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, Mr. Nguyen Van Hieu – Secretary of the Thu Duc City Party Committee (HCMC), Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Nam – Commander of the High Command. Ho Chi Minh City, Mr. Duong Anh Duc – Vice Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, Mr. Tran The Thuan – Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture and Sports…
Ngoc Mai and Dao Mac sing “Gratitude to Ho Chi Minh” – Photo: QUOC THANH
Art program Proud of the city named after Uncle consists of 2 chapters with the theme “Ho Chi Minh – He is the belief that wins” and “Pride in the city named after Uncle” through the performance of artists such as: Vo Minh Lam, Que Tran, Ngoc Mai, Khanh Ngoc, The Vy, Dao Mac, Nam Cuong, Thuy Trinh, Thanh Nguyen, Duyen Huyen, FM Group, Little Sun group, dance group Bong Sen Ethnic Music and Dance Theater HCMC, theater actors Trinh Kim Chi…
The repertoire and medley in the program are staged into a story after each other, recounting the life and revolutionary career of President Ho Chi Minh – a genius leader, teacher of the Vietnamese revolution, the national liberation hero, world cultural celebrity, sacrificed for the revolutionary cause and national independence.
There are also performances praising the merits of President Ho Chi Minh through the performance of children in the Little Sun group such as the song: I dreamed of meeting Uncle Ho, who loves Uncle Ho more than teenagers and children.
Songs Grateful to Ho Chi Minh, Singing River, Singing in Pac Po Forest, Praising President Ho… expressed tenderly through young vocalists.
Duyen Huyen and Thanh Nguyen perform “Singing River” – Photo: QUOC THANH
The music space is more vibrant and heroic when singers and groups sing He is the belief that victory is inevitable, Ho pulls artillery, Marches far, liberates Dien Bien, advances to fellow soldiers, liberates the South, advances to Saigon… All were bursting with emotions, sadness, and pride to be Vietnamese children.
In the connection between the songs, MC Thanh Phuong cleverly integrated interesting information about the patriotic young man Nguyen Tat Thanh, about the Communist Party of Vietnam, about Ho Chi Minh’s ideology, morality, and style. Bright…
Ngoc Mai and singers sing “Singing in Pac Po forest” – Photo: QUOC THANH
Meritorious Artist Que Tran and Vo Minh Lam change the atmosphere with an ancient song performance I learned one character from Uncle excite. Or Trinh Kim Chi drama stage brought excerpts from the play Blue white Through the performance of Meritorious Artist Trinh Kim Chi and the actors of the stage, they recreated the most difficult time when fighting the COVID-19 epidemic of frontline medical staff. They sacrificed their family’s own happiness, wholeheartedly taking care of the people’s health.
Clip Que Tran and Vo Minh Lam singing echoes – Video: HOAI PHUONG
And right after that, singer Nam Cuong sang the song Saigon we will… making the audience recall unforgettable memories with the city during the anti-epidemic days.
The art program ended with a medley Uncle Ho’s words shine forever – Spring in Ho Chi Minh Cityopens a new hope for a bright tomorrow that awaits us.
Clip of the song “Spring in Ho Chi Minh City” – Video: HOI PHUONG