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Bilingual program to promote 'Vietnam's Imprint' abroad
Ngo Minh 13:56, 2023/05/17
A series of Vietnamese-English bilingual programs will feature historical figures or outstanding Vietnamese who have made Vietnam proud at home and abroad.

The program "Uncle Ho with the Purity of the Vietnamese Language", aired on May 19 on the occasion of the 133rd birthday of President Ho Chi Minh, will kick off the series of programs "Vietnam's Imprint" on VTV4.

The series of Vietnamese-English bilingual programs, according to Nguyen Phu Binh, Chairman of the Association for Liaison with Overseas Vietnamese, refers to historical figures or outstanding Vietnamese who have brought honor to Vietnam at home and abroad; scientific achievements or goods related to Vietnamese brands in various fields, including culture, economy, society, education, technology, and science.

 Nguyen Phu Binh, Chairman of the Association for Liaison with Overseas Vietnamese, speaks at the press briefing. Photo: Ngo Minh/The Hanoi Times

"The program will help promote Vietnamese brands worldwide, boost national pride, arouse love for the country, honor Vietnamese wisdom and nature, and improve Vietnamese language skills, especially for the young generation of overseas Vietnamese," Binh said.

He added that this is a practical task in response to the government's project "Honoring the Vietnamese language in the overseas Vietnamese community in 2023-2030".

Binh believed that the program would attract the attention of Vietnamese audiences at home and abroad and foreigners who love the Vietnamese language and culture.

Vietnamese and international audiences will learn about "The Lotus Image in Vietnamese Buddhist Culture", "Vietnam's Impact on International Humanity and Peace Mission", "The Journey of Vietnamese Rice", "UNESCO and Vietnam's Tangible and Immaterial Culture", "Vietnamese Temples in the World", "King Tran Nhan Tong - A Symbol of Vietnamese Culture"...

The program's advisory board includes renowned experts in many fields: Journalist Pham Duc Luong, former Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Nhan Dan Newspaper; Professor PhD Hoang Chi Bao, former member of the Central Theoretical Council; Historian Duong Trung Quoc, General Secretary of the Vietnam Association of Historical Science, Editor-in-Chief of Past and Present Magazine; Venerable Thich Nguyen Chinh, Deputy Chief of the Central Office of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha.

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