An art performance put on by artists from the Ministry of National Defence
A drum beating performance is held by artists from the Ministry of Public Security ahead of the parade.

Armed helicopter squadrons of the Vietnam People’s Air Force and Vietnam People’s Army take part in the rehearsal.
A vehicle carrying the Vietnamese national emblem.
A vehicle symbolising the historic Dien Bien Phu Victory.
A military parade of armed forces and militia members, along with procession representing various units such as Women’s Military Band, combatants, officers, and peacekeepers.

Mai Hoang Trang Linh, a student of Muong Thanh Secondary School in Dien Bien Phu City, expresses her great pride in the event.
. Hordes of residents and tourists show up early to watch the forces practice before the Victory Day parade.
An official rehearsal for a grand military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory will be held on May 5.