PANO – Around 150 overseas youths will take part in the 2013 Vietnam Summer Camp from July 11th to 30th, announced Nguyen Thanh Son, Deputy Foreign Minister and Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese, in a recent press conference in Hanoi.
This year’s camp aims to mark the 10th anniversary of the Vietnam Summer Camp, 66th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day, 68th anniversary of the August Revolution and National Day, as well as to help overseas Vietnamese youths learn more about the history, culture and solidarity of Vietnam, and promote their love for the country.
During the camp, the participants will take part in various activities, such as offering incense at Hung Kings Temples, paying tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum, exchanging with domestic youths, and visiting landscapes in the country.
The opening and closing ceremonies will take place in Ha Giang and Ca Mau provinces, respectively.
Translated by Tran Hoai