The Overseas Vietnamese Youth Camp 2012 will take place from July 11-30, luring 170 participants, the biggest ever number of outstanding representatives, coming from 24 nations and territories.
Overseas Vietnamese Youth Camp 2011.
Under the theme "Coming to Red land", the main activities of the summer camp will cover 10 cities: Hanoi, Thai Binh, Ninh Binh, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Binh Dinh, Da Lat, Hue, Ho Chi Minh and Vung Tau.
Over 20 days of the journey, overseas Vietnamese students and pupils are expected to join various and exciting activities including visiting the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, incense offering at the T-junction Dong Loc in Ha Tinh province (a historical relic site well-known for the story of 10 young female volunteers who sacrificed themselves to US bombs while ensuring transportation in the Ho Chi Minh trail), commemorating heroic martyrs in Thai Binh province, and visiting the tomb of female heroes Vo Thi Sau in Con Dao island.
Besides all of this, they also have a chance to visit famous landmarks like the Hanoi Temple of Literature, Trang An bio-ecological area in Ninh Binh province, Tran Temple in Thai Binh province, Thien Mu pagoda and Great Enclosure in Thue Thien – Hue province.
For the first time, overseas Vietnamese children and teenagers are going to see the twin tower Quy Nhon (Binh Dinh province), Pren falls, Love Valley and fire camp in Da Lat city, prison system and Hang Duong cemetery in Con Dao Island.
This annual event is a really good chance for participants to exchange their ideas and feelings with others through social and cultural activities, to witness the socio-economic development of the nation under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, as well as practice the Vietnamese language and follow the “When you drink water, remember its source” tradition.
Final preparations for the event are complete./