Monday, August 23, 2010

Propaganda Posters - Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Da Nang - Socialist Republic of Vietnam - 2004

Translations most graciously provided by Mr Ian Bosonnet esq. also noting that General Vo Nguyen Giap, who led the Vietnamese vs the French (1945-54) and US (1960-75) turned 100 this week. Amazing he is still alive, so  long after all the other leaders ( Ho Chi Minh, Le Duan etc) are all dead.
‘Promote industrialisation and modernisation’


‘25th April 2004: Election Day for the Peoples’ Committees’
(Note from Ian: These are local councils under the Communist Party)

‘Honourable Soldiers Defending the Country’
(PAV-People’s Army Vietnam i.e. national army)
‘The spirit of International Workers’ Day (May 1st) is invincible/irrepressible’
‘Ho Chi Minh City- 30th April 1975-2004.A warm welcome
 for the 29th Anniversary of the Liberation of the South of 
Vietnam and Unification’ 
(of the Vietnamese Socialist Republic)
25th April 2004: Election Day for the Peoples’ Committees’   
25th April 2004: ‘Everyone should vote’
‘The Soldiers and the people of Hoi An show determination and excellent planning for the country in 2004’
‘Election day for the Peoples’ Committee’
‘Honourable Soldiers Defending the Country’
‘25th April 2004: all voters will be gathering to elect the Peoples’ 
Committee for the term 2004-09’
‘A glorious and great leader of an heroic people’
‘The Spirit of the Victory of the 30th April and International Workers’ Day (May 1st) are immortal’
‘7th May 1954-7th May 2004: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu- 50th Anniversary, the past and present.’
‘Warmly welcome the elections for the People’s Committee for the term 2004-09’