Capital to celebrate Sport Day with exhibitions, free activities

11:38 | 23/03/2016 Society

A range of activities will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Việt Nam Sport Day (March 27) over the course of four days in Hà Nội.

Capital to celebrate Sport Day with exhibitions, free activities

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam (center) takes part in the 2015 National Olympics Run in Hà Nội. The annual event is held to encourage Vietnamese people to play sports - Photo

The celebration, entitled 70 Years of Việt Nam Sports in the Development of the Nation, will kick off with a music and dance performance on Friday at the Việt Nam Culture and Art Exhibition Centre.

After the performance, the National Sports Administration will hold a ceremony to honour Vietnamese athletes who have performed well in 2015.

The organisers will deliver awards to the 10 best athletes and five best coaches of the year. Five athletes with disabilities and three people coaching them will also receive the honour...

Ha Noi and HCM City, which are the two biggest sport centres, will have their own space to display their achievements and plans for the future.

The organisers will also promote the Asian Beach Games, the largest event of the year, to be held in Da Nang.

There will be other activities such as motorbike and sport bike parades, mass tai chi performances, aerobics, yoga and a fair.

Companies and enterprises have registered to take part in the events, with their kiosks providing sport equipment, nutritious products, drinks and food.

The event will be free, and open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. until it closes on March 28./.

Source: VNS