In the opening speech at the ceremony, Chairwoman of the Ha Noi Women’s Union Tran Thi Phuong Hoa said that, toward the Vietnamese women’s festival, Women’s Associations at all levels have organized significant activities, such as traditional education sessions, meetings, forums, art and sport festivals to honor the beauty and talents of the capital’s women in the period of industrialization - modernization and international integration. These activities attracted numerous members, creating an atmosphere of excitement and pride among women.
In 2017, Women’s Associations at all levels have implemented many practical works, including: building 78 gratitude houses worth VND 2.490 million, managing 510 kilometers of green – clean – nice roads, removing 72 waste backlog locations; enrolling 9,447 new members, carrying out the model “Clean fields” in 243 communes of 18 districts, towns, etc.
In addition, the Women’s Union has strengthened communication, traditional education of Vietnamese’s virtues; implemented the Code of Conduct in association with the campaign “Studying and following Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality and lifestyle”; directed Women’s Associations at all levels to carry out “Following Uncle Ho” models; visited and presented gifts to Vietnamese heroic mothers, policy beneficiary families with the total cost of VND 15 billion, etc.
On the occasion, the Women’s Union launched the creativity festival of the capital’s women in 2017. The event aims at praising talent, elegance and creativity of women in labor, production and social affairs. Along exhibition, introduction of environment-friendly products under the theme “Women join hands to build a green - clean - beautiful capital”, the festival featured 50 booths displaying products of traditional craft villages and female businesses.
On the framework of the ceremony, the Municipal Women’s Union presented the title “Outstanding Woman” 2017 to 10 individuals having great contribution to woman movements in the capital city as well as honored 16 excellent writers in the writing contest about Vietnamese family today.
On the occasion, the Women’s Union also launched the campaign “Good words and nice behavior” among its members. At the ceremony, the Municipal Women’s Union presented VND 60 million to the Women’s Union of Hoa Binh Province to support flood-hit victims.
Several creativity products are displayed at the festival: