One of the major activities will be the festivities at the President Ho Chi Minh Monument Park and Nguyen Hue Street from April 27 to May 7, aiming to recall the national construction and defence as well as the city’s development.

In addition, the municipal leaders will pay respect to latepresidents Ho Chi Minh and Ton Duc Thang as well asrevolutionary contributors at the city’s cemetery on April 28.

An art programme is scheduled for April 29 to mark the 47th anniversary of Southern Liberation and National Reunification and the 136th anniversary of May Day.

Ten art shows, which will be held in Thu Duc City and many other districts on April 30 and May 1, are expected to bring joyto locals and visitors alike.

In particular, they city will set off fireworks at high-altitudefrom the head of the Saigon River tunnel in Thu Thiem Ward, Thu Duc City, and at low-altitude from Dam Sen Cultural Park.

A street art lighting show promises to be an attractive activity during the upcoming holiday.