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In pictures: Candlelit vigil held to commemorate heroes and martyrs

Thursday, 27/07/2023 | 15:27:24 [GMT +7] A  A

A national candlelit vigil was held at the Hanoi Martyrs Cemetery on July 26 to commemorate those who sacrificed themselves during resistance wars and peacetime.

The vigil is held at the Hanoi Martyrs Cemetery, the resting place of 2,188 martyrs.
Members of the military and public security forces are present at the cemetery from 6 pm to prepare for the service.
General Phan Van Giang presents gifts to wounded soldiers and families of national contributors.
An art performance at the vigil.
Delegates offer flowers at the monument to fallen soldiers.
Delegates and youth union members offer incense, flowers, and light candles to pay tribute to heroic mothers and heroes laid to rest, at the Hanoi Martyrs Cemetery.
A bird's-eye view of the candlelit vigil at the Hanoi Martyrs Cemetery.
General Phan Van Giang offers incense at a tomb.
Members of the armed forces pay tribute to the fallen soldiers.
Members of the national power utility EVN offer flowers and incense at the vigil.
Relatives of martyrs are present at the cemetery to commemorate the fallen.
A young man pays tribute to fallen soldiers.
Vigils are also held concurrently at martyr cemeteries in 63 provinces and centrally-governed cities throughout the country.
Source: Nhan Dan