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In Pictures: Grand ceremony, parade celebrating 70th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu Victory

Wednesday, 08/05/2024 | 08:45:36 [GMT +7] A  A

The grand ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7, 1954-2024) was held solemnly in Dien Bien Phu City, the northwestern province of Dien Bien, on May 7.

A float carrying a portrait of President Ho Chi Minh.
Party and State leaders and former leaders attend the 70th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu Victory.
The international delegates attend the ceremony.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh delivers a speech at the ceremony.
Comrade Pham Duc Cu, a representative of Dien Bien soldiers and forces participating in the Dien Bien Phu Campaign, speaks at the ceremony.
On behalf of the Party and State leaders, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh awarded the Independence Order, first class, to the Party Committee, authorities and people of all ethnic groups in Dien Bien Province.
The parade began with helicopter squadrons of the Air Force and Air Defence under the Vietnam People's Army, carrying the Party flag and the national flag, which symbolise the ideals, beliefs, bravery, wisdom, and strength of the great national unity under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Ho Chi Minh towards creating the Dien Bien Phu Victory.
A float carrying the National Emblem of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The formation of Party and State flags
A float carrying a portrait of President Ho Chi Minh.
A float carrying sculptures of soldiers dragging artillery with the text “Determined to fight, determined to win”.
The formation of female military band members.
The formation of the military flag, commanded by Lieutenant General Nguyen Trong Binh, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army, leads the People's Army and the militia and self-defense forces.
The formation of the Ground Forces’ officers
The formation of Dien Bien soldiers
The formation of Vietnam People's Navy officers
The formation of the Air Force and Air Defence officers
The formation of the Vietnam Coast Guard officers.
The formation of female militia of Northwest ethnic groups.
The formation of southern female guerrillas.
The formation of Vietnamese People's Police, led by Major General Le Van Ha, Deputy Commander of the Mobile Police Command.
The formation of male People's Security officers
The formation of male People's Police officers.
The formation of female officers of the Traffic Police.
The formation of male officers of the Fire Prevention, Fighting and Rescue Police Force.
The formation of male officers of the Mobile Police.
The formation of male Special Police soldiers.
The parade of female Special Police soldiers.
The formation of Cavalry Mobile Police force
The formation of flags.
The formation of Vietnamese veterans.
The formation of frontline workers
The formation of workers
The formation of farmers
The formation of revolutionary intellectual class
The formation of youths
The formation of northwestern ethnic groups
The formation of cultural and artistic forces
Source: Nhan Dan