• Short Summary

    IN SAIGON, ON MARCH 11, THE CELEBRATION OF WOMEN'S DAY WAS MARKED BY THE UNVEILING OF A STATUE OF "TWO TRUNG SISTERS" BY MADAME NGO DINH NU, SISTER-IN-LAW OF THE PRESIDENT AND LEADER OF THE VIETNAMESE WOMEN SOLIDARITY COMMITTEE.

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    IN SAIGON, ON MARCH 11, THE CELEBRATION OF WOMEN'S DAY WAS MARKED BY THE UNVEILING OF A STATUE OF "TWO TRUNG SISTERS" BY MADAME NGO DINH NU, SISTER-IN-LAW OF THE PRESIDENT AND LEADER OF THE VIETNAMESE WOMEN SOLIDARITY COMMITTEE.

    THE "TRUNG SISTERS" ARE HISTORIC HEROINES WHO ARE REPUTED TO HAVE SAVED VIETNAM AGAINST CHINESE INVASION, CENTURIES AGO.

    AT THE CEREMONY, THREE VIETNAMESE WOMEN WERE ALSO DECORATED WITH HONOURS BY MADAME NU ON BEHALF OF THE PRESIDENT, FOR THEIR "HIGH SENSE OF RESPONSIBILITY, THEIR FIGHTING SPIRIT AGAINST THE VIET CONG AND THEIR VIRTUOUS LIVES, MODELS FOR THE WHOLE NATION."
    THE UNVEILING OF "TRUNG SISTERS" STATUE WAS FOLLOWED BY A PROCESSION OF THOUSANDS OF GIRLS AND WOMEN FROM COLLEGES, GOVERNMENT WORKERS AND PARA-MILITARY WOMEN.

    ONE OF THE MAIN ATTRACTIONS OF THE PROCESSION WAS TWO GIRLS. REPRESENTING THE "TRUNG SISTERS", RIDING ON ELEPHANTS FOLLOWED BY WOMEN ON HORSE-BACK DEPICTING THE WAY THE ORIGINAL HEROINES WENT TO BATTLE AGAINST THE CHINESE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6Y3ANKV0HSX68982MLOPPWU6C
    Media URN:
    VLVA6Y3ANKV0HSX68982MLOPPWU6C
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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