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The Opening Ceremony of the Cultural House in Vinh Phuc Province – 22 January 2014.


The Cultural House is a humanitarian project supported by Ms. Do Thi Kim Lien South Africa’s Honorary Consul to Ho Chi Minh City. Ms Lien’s initiative is also a commemoration to former President Nelson Mandela, who currently in December 2013.

The Opening of the Cultural House in this Vinh Phuc Province is significant as it will play a valuable role in improving spiritual life and unity of the community. This humanitarian project is completed in the spirit of Mr Nelson Mandela‘s “Take Action, Change the World, Make Every Day as a Mandela Day”.

The humanitarian ideology and principles of Nelson Mandela and Ho Chi Minh always serve as an inspiration to both South Africa and Vietnam’s struggles for justice and freedom for a better life.

The event was attended by  Ambassador K.R. Magau  and other members of the South African Embassy in Hanoi,  and representatives of Ho Chi Minh City Police Newspaper , media and the people of the community. The Total donation received for the projected amounted to US$ 17,000.

Ambassador Magau thanked Ms Lien for her kind heart, tireless efforts and energy in building bridge between the two nations in the spirit of Nelson Mandela and Ho Chi Minh.

H.E.Ms Kgomotso Ruth Magau,
Head of Mission
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