May 25, 2021 / 19:42

Hanoi to celebrate Vietnam Family Day 2021

Vietnam Family Day 2021 offers Vietnamese across the country a chance to reunite, throw a feast, and embrace the values of family bonds.

Various activities will be organized from June 17 to 28 to celebrate the Vietnam Family Day, which is organized annually on June 28.

A Hanoian family in 1932. Photo collector: Minh Tuan

Accordingly, from June 17 to 28, a photo exhibition entitled “Preserving and Promoting Hanoi's Family Traditions – Past and Present” will be held, introducing the old customs of Hanoians such as the ways they have meals, wear clothes, adorn houses as well as the good behaviors among family members and in the society.

Also a seminar themed “A peaceful family - a happy society” will be held by Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports on June 17 to stress that building up “A peaceful family - a happy society” is the responsibility of each individual, each family and of the whole society.

A meeting to celebrate the 20th Vietnamese Family Day (June 28, 2001 - June 28, 2021) will also take place on June 25 to honor the city’s outstanding families, collectives and individuals in 2021.

A modern Hanoian family nowadays. Photo: Photographers' Group

Besides, the department will cooperate with relevant units in districts and towns around Hanoi city to disseminate on “family meal”  and mobilize people to organize it on June 28.

The department will also launch a program entitled “National Month for Domestic Violence Prevention and Control”. Under the program, messages about the family, the Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence, the Law on Marriage and Family, the Law on Gender Equality, the Law on Children, the Law on Human Trafficking, among other regulations will be conveyed through posters, banners and billboards that will be hung on the streets, in front of offices and in schools.

Vietnam Family Day is an occasion to remind everyone to reunite with family and treasure the precious moment spent with the loved ones, at the same time raising public awareness of the importance of observing the Party’s policies and the State’s laws on family in the modern society.