World Hindi Day

Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Venue
D-Hall, University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH) -VNU HCMC, 10-12 Dinh Tien Hoang, District 1, HCMC
Time
Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Event Details

World Hindi Day is celebrated every year to encourage people to learn Hindi worldwide and to promote its wider usage. Various activities and events are also organized to celebrate this day.

This year, World Hindi Day was celebrated by the Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City in collaboration with the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH) on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 3.00 pm. Hindi has been taught as part of Bachelor of Arts in Department of Indian Studies under Faculty of Oriental Studies at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities since 2000.  Hindi is getting more and more popular in view of the widespread admiration for Indian TV serials, Bollywood films and songs in Vietnam and with the result, increasing number of people are keen on learning the language.

 

Programme of the event was as follows:

 

15.00 – 15.15: Welcoming Distinguished Guests

 

15.15 – 15.45: Musical Performance

 

15.45 – 16.00: Speech by President, USSH

 

16.00 – 16.10: Speech by Consul General, Consulate General of India in HCMC

 

16.10 – 16.20: Speech by a member of the Indian community in HCMC

 

16.20 – 16.30: Rewarding winners of the Contest of Eloquence in Hindi held by Faculty of Oriental Studies

 

16.30 – 16.40: Speech by winner of the Contest

 

16.40 – 17.40: Refreshments

 

The World Hindi Day was enthusiastically organized with the participation of members of the Indian community, their families and those interested in Hindi language.