UEH Arts Festival for Officials and Employees 2024: Explosive and full of emotions

20 May, 2024

Responding to the welcoming atmosphere of the 49th anniversary of National Unification Day (April 30, 1975 – April 30, 2024), 138th anniversary of International Labor Day (May 1, 1886 – May 1, 2024), 134 years since the birth of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890 – May 19, 2024), 95 years since the founding of the Vietnam Union (July 28, 1929 – July 28, 2024), the UEH Arts Festival for Officials and Employees 2024 officially returns after 8 years of waiting with particularly impressive performances. After more than nearly 2 months of planning and implementation, the program successfully organized two competition nights at Hall A.116 on May 16 – 17, 2024 and awarded prizes for the best performances!

The program took place in an exciting atmosphere, with the participation of guest delegates: Ms. Dang Thuy Khanh Van – Head of the Propaganda Department of Party Committee of University and College of Ho Chi Minh City; Mr. Lam Tuong Thoai – Head of the Department of Education Staff of the Ho Chi Minh City Labor Confederation; Ms. Vu Thi Ngoc – Head of the Southern Representative Office of Vietnam Education Union.

On behalf of UEH side, there was the participation of Prof.Dr. Nguyen Dong Phong – Chairman of the University Council, Prof.Dr. Su Dinh Thanh – University Director, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Bui Quang Hung – Deputy Director of the University, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Phan Thi Bich Nguyet – Chairwoman of the UEH Policy and Strategy Advisory Council, Dr. Nguyen Thien Duy – Chairman of UEH Union; Dr. Phan Thi Bao Quyen – Vice President of UEH Union; Leaders of UEH units along with all candidates, lecturers, officials, employees, and students.

Overview of the program

Speaking at the opening of the Festival, Dr. Nguyen Thien Duy remarked: “Cultural and artistic activities attract a large number of teachers, administrators and staff from the whole school. After eight years since 2016, the UEH Union officially brought back the UEH Arts Festival for Officials and Employees, which will be held for 2 nights on May 16 and 17, 2024 with 4 competition programs, 41 performances, and more than 450 actors from 34 unions. With diversity and richness in themes, careful preparation and immense investment from units, the UEH Arts Festival for Officials and Employees 2024 will bring a monumental and meaningful artistic performance.”

Dr. Nguyen Thien Duy delivering the opening speech

The judges of the competition

The show received a warm welcome from the Union units with elaborate and emotional performances revolving around the themes of praising the Party and beloved Uncle Ho, praising the homeland, country and national tradition, and praising the work, study and life at UEH. With the goal of creating a healthy playground, meeting the needs of cultural enjoyment in an educational environment, the Festival has successfully connected all officials and employees with the spirit of “Solidarity – Creativity – Friendship – Safety”.

Competing performances on the night of May 16, 2024

Competing performances on the night of May 17, 2024

To select the best programs and performances, the Jury Council includes musicians who are members of the Vietnam Musicians Association with high professional capacity in art and are trusted by the Organizing Committee, including musicians Le Quoc Thang, Truong Quang Tuyen, and Tran Anh Thanh Son. Over 2 nights of competition on May 16-17, 2024, the best performances were fairly selected by the jury and honored to receive awards from the program. In particular, with elaborate staging and rehearsals and meticulous and colorful performances praising President Ho Chi Minh on the 134th anniversary of his birthday, the song and dance performance Vang sang Ho Chi Minh performed by the ISB Union won the award for the best performance singing to celebrate Uncle Ho.

MSc. Dang Thuy Khanh Van – Head of the Propaganda Department of Ho Chi Minh City University and College Party Committee – awarding the award for the best singing performance about Uncle Ho to Unit C of the International Training Institute union

SINGLE SONG PERFORMANCES:

Unit Department of Undergraduate Training
Performance Me toi
Prize 1st
Unit UEH Publishing House
Performance Giữa Mạc Tư Khoa Nghe Câu Hò Nghệ Tĩnh
Prize 2nd
Unit School of Politics
Performance Chúng con canh giấc ngủ cho Người
Prize 3rd
Unit School of Management
Performance Ước mơ của mẹ
Prize Consolation
Unit Department of Student Affairs
Performance Mashup Lá Cờ + Giai điệu tự hào
Prize Consolation
Unit Department of Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development
Performance Thành phố tình yêu và nỗi nhớ
Prize Consolation
Unit School of Mathametics and Statistics
Performance Ngày chưa giông bão
Prize Consolation
Unit School of Law
Performance Hát về cây lúa hôm nay
Prize Consolation

Ms. Phan Thi Thu Hang – Standing Member of UEH Union, Standing Deputy Head of the Performance Committee – awarding prizes for single performances

DUET PERFORMANCES:

Unit Board of Dormitory Mangement
Performance Tổ quốc gọi tên mình
Prize 1st
Unit Union of Institutes and School of Media Design, CTD
Performance Diên vĩ toàn bích
Prize 2nd
Unit UEH Publishing House
Performance Nỗi buồn mẹ tôi
Prize 3rd
Unit School of Foreign Languages
Performance Tình đẹp Hậu Giang
Prize 3rd
Unit School of Mathametics and Statistics
Performance Một đời người, một rừng cây
Prize Consolation
Unit School of Finance
Performance Việt Nam quê hương tôi
Prize Consolation
Unit School of International Business and Marketing
Performance Đất nước
Prize Consolation
Unit Department of Research – Development and Global Engagement
Performance Tổ quốc gọi tên mình
Prize Consolation
Unit School of Economics
Performance Bôn ba (nước ngoài)
Prize Consolation

Fashion designer Nguyen Nhu Quynh (Quynh Paris)  awarding prizes  to  duet  performances

TRIO PERFORMANCES:

Unit Department of Facilities Mangement
Performance Chạm vào vinh quang
Prize 1st
Unit UEH Office, Department of Human Resources, Center for Physical Training
Performance Đường lên phía trước
Prize 2nd
Unit Department of Student Affairs
Performance Quê hương Việt Nam
Prize 3rd
Unit School of Politics
Performance Đồng đội
Prize 3rd
Unit School of Law
Performance Tàu anh qua núi
Prize Consolation
Unit School of International Business and Marketing
Performance Sài Gòn đẹp lắm
Prize Consolation

Ms. Dang Thuy Khanh Van – Head of the Propaganda Department of Party Committee of University and College of Ho Chi Minh City – awarding prizes to trio performances

GROUP PERFORMANCES:

Unit School of Politics
Performance Đêm Gành Hào nghe điệu hoài lang
Prize 1st
Unit School of Accounting
Performance Mashup: Việt Nam trong tôi là + Một vòng Việt Nam
Prize 2nd
Unit Department of Marketing and Communication
Performance Điều phi thường nhỏ bé
Prize 2nd
Unit Department of Research – Development and Global Engagement
Performance Dấu chân phía trước
Prize 2nd
Unit CELG Office
Performance Xinh Tươi Việt Nam
Prize 3rd
Unit School of Tourism
Performance Sài Gòn đẹp lắm
Prize 3rd

Mr. Lam Tuong Thoai – Head of Department of Education and Training Personnel – Ho Chi Minh City Federation of Labor awarding First, Second, and Third prizes to units in the Group Performance category

Unit School of International Business and Marketing
Performance Vào Hạ
Prize Consolation
Unit COB Office
Performance Cuộc đời vẫn đẹp sao
Unit School of Information Technology
Performance Bước chân trên dãy Trường Sơn
Unit School of Public Finance
Performance Một vòng Việt Nam
Unit Department of Scheduling and Testing
Performance Việt Nam ơi!
Unit Department of Undergraduate Training
Performance Chiều biên giới
Unit School of Finance
Performance Dòng máu Lạc Hồng
Unit Department of Inspectorate, Medical Center. Graduate School
Performance Hành khúc ngày và đêm
Unit UEH Publishing House
Performance Con Đường Đến Trường
Unit School of Banking
Performance Mùa xuân trên TP.HCM

Dr. Phan Thi Bao Quyen – Vice President of UEH Union – awarding consolation prizes to Group Performances

CHORUS PERFORMANCES:

Unit Department of Undergraduate Training
Performance Việt Nam Gấm Hoa
Prize 1st
Unit School of Foreign Languages
Performance Hào khí Việt Nam
Prize 2nd
Unit School of Accounting
Performance Việt Nam Quê hương tôi
Prize 3rd

Ms. Vu Thi Ngoc – Head of the Southern Representative Office – Vietnam Education Union awarding prizes for chorus performances

DANCE PERFORMANCES:

Unit ISB
Performance Vầng sáng Hồ Chí Minh
Prize 1st
Unit UEH Office, Department of Human Resources, Center for Physical Training
Performance Hào khí Việt Nam
Prize 2nd
Unit Department of Facilities Management
Performance Ngàn ước mơ Việt Nam
Prize 3rd
Unit Union of Institutes and School of Media Design, CTD Office
Performance Sắc màu CTD
Prize 3rd
Unit Department of Finance and Investment Planning
Performance Đất nước hôm nay + Hành khúc tuổi trẻ
Prize 3rd

Ms. Pham Thi Minh Thy – Director of Pham Ngoc Thach Retail Center, Orient Commercial Joint Stock Bank – Representative of Sponsors of the Program awarding prizes to dance performances

DANCES:

Unit UEH Office, Department of Human Resources, Center for Physical Training
Performance Nam bộ kháng chiến
Prize 1st
Unit Union of Institutes and School of Media Design, CTD Office
Performance Nhịp sống CTD
Prize 2nd
Unit School of Foreign Languages
Performance Một vòng Việt Nam
Prize 3rd
Unit Department ò Facilities Mangement
Performance UEH vững vàng một niềm tin
Prize UEH Office, Department of Human Resources, Center for Physical Training

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Phan Thi Bich Nguyet – Chairwoman of the UEH Policy and Strategy Advisory Council – awarding prizes for dance performances of the participating units

PROGRAM CATEGORIES:

In addition to performance awards, this year’s show had the participation of a large number of UEH officials and employees with 4 excellent competitions winning awards.

Unit Union of Department of Facilities Management
Prize 1st
Unit Union of Institutes and School of Media Design, CTD Office
Prize 2nd
Unit UEH Office, Department of Human Resources, Center for Physical Training
Prize 3rd
Unit Union of School of Foreign Languages
Prize 3rd

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Bui Quang Hung – Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, Deputy Director of the university awarding the First and Second Prizes of the Program to the units and Dr. Nguyen Thien Duy – Chairman of UEH Union – Head of the Festival Organizing Committee presenting the Third Prize

A truly explosive show night resulted from the tireless preparation efforts of the participating units in general, as well as the enthusiastic encouragement of all officials and workers at UEH in particular. Hall A.116 truly had exciting moments of cultural and spiritual exchange, a source of spiritual encouragement, and conveyed positive values ​​in studies and works at the school.

The UEH Arts Festival for Officials and Employees 2024 took place successfully with the excitement and joy of union units, officials and employees at UEH. The event has brought a healthy and rewarding artistic playground, inspiring each individual at UEH to actively practice and promote the role of aesthetic and creative education in the union, thereby, connecting UEHers, together building a pioneering community of artistic inspiration and sustainable action.

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News and photos: UEH Department of Marketing and Communication, UEH Union