HBO – Locating in Yen Mong commune, Hoa Binh city, right next to the national road 70 and in the middle of green corn field, the relic site of a visit of President Ho Chi Minh to the Hoa Binh Young socialist Workers’ school stands out with red roof. The 3,335 square-metre facility has a traditional design and faces the Da River.
the teaching staff’s building in the relic’s campus, many photos, documents are
on display, featuring the history and activities of the school.
The site was recognised as a provincial cultural, historical relic site in
2008. However, time has taken a heavy toll on the school, with almost no trace
of old building left. Therefore, in order to preserve and promote the value of
the relic site and the teachings of Uncle Ho during his visit to the school, as
well as to meet the wish of local residents, the provincial People’s Committee
invested over 15 billion VND (660,000 USD) in repairing and upgrading the relic
site in 2012. The facility is now completed.
At the main gate, one can see a 320 sq.m lake in the centre of the site. The
first stop is a large yard with a black
2.55 m high stone stele which is carved with
the late President’s teachings in golden colour, saying that "Learn well, work
well, always try the best, always improve.”
Along with the stele, an outstanding feature of the relic is a stone sculptural
relief, which is
24 mlong and
2.7 mhigh. It depicts Uncle Ho’s visit to the school, and images of teaching and
working activities at the school along with typical local culture.
Among the highlights of the facility is the teaching staff’s building on an
area of 176 sq.m. It has the same design and size as the original building in
1962. Many photos, documents are put on display in the building in the relic’s
campus, featuring the history and the activities at the school. They include
photos of many Party and State leaders, such as Party General Secretary Do
Muoi, Prime Minister Pham Van Dong, attending the school year opening ceremony
at the school.
There are also images of the friendship and training cooperation between the
school and the Vietnam – Cuba Friendship School, along with school’s
activities, for example a class on cassava cultivation technique in 1966, the
production of noodle in 1965, and students operating maize sowing machines made
by the school.
Numerous photos of Uncle Ho’s visit and his gifts to the school are showcased
in the building’s campus, such as a set of brown clothes, a white soldier’s
hat. Right next to an altar worshipping late President Ho Chi Minh and the
national flag is a summary of Uncle Ho’s speech at the school during his visit
on August 17, 1962.
The precious but simple and familiar souvenirs remind all visitors of the
beloved late President.
The entire area nestles under the shade of big longan trees, which were planted
in the school campus in the 1960s./.
(HBO) – Statistics show that Hoa Binh province has 54 Buddhist relic sites, mostly ruins. There are only several pagodas that come under the management of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), namely Phat Quang Hoa Binh, Kim Son Lac Hong and Linh Son Phat Tich, whose heads are appointed by the VBS. Meanwhile, the remainders are managed by the local cultural sector, authorities or individuals.
(HBO) – Da Bac district of Hoa Binh province on July 11 held a ceremony to mark 40 years since the local authorities move residents out of the Da river basin to serve the construction of the Hoa Binh hydroelectric power plant (1982 - 2022) and receive a third-class Labour Order.
(HBO) – Over the past several years, the Party Organisation of Tay Phong commune in Hoa Binh province's Cao Phong district has focused on Party building and developing a team of capable and qualified personnel that can be role models to gain trust from local residents and promote unity for the homeland’s development.
(HBO) – The Hoa Binh provincial People’s Committee held a regular meeting on June 30 to discuss draft documents to be submitted to the provincial Party Committee’s Standing Board and the provincial People’s Council, documents within the remit of the People’s Committee, and other important issues. Standing Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee Nguyen Van Toan chaired the event, which was also attended by Standing Vice Chairwoman of the People’s Council Nguyen Thi Cam Phuong.
(HBO) – The Hoa Binh Provincial Party Committee has cooperated with the Party Committee of the Vietnam People’s Navy to step up public awareness campaigns on Vietnam’s seas and islands since July 2018.
(HBO) - The war veterans’ association of Hoa Binh city has held its 2nd congress, for the 2022-2027 tenure.