SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Ba Dinh Square in Ha Noi is a national historic landmark where, on September 2, 1945, President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence, giving birth to the Democratic Republic of Viet Nam, now the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam - Photo: VNA
The flag-hoisting ceremony is staged at 6 a.m. by 37 honor guards, three leading the team and carrying the folded flag - Photo: VNA
The 34 others represent the 34 original members of the Viet Nam Propaganda and Liberation Army, the predecessor of today’s Viet Nam People’s Army - Photo: VNA
When the signal is given, the national anthem echoes in Ba Dinh square and the flag is unfolded and hoisted to the top of a 29-meter pole.
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