Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island

Flag-raising ceremony is a long-held tradition of locals on Ly Son island, Quang Ngai province, to pay tribute to late soldiers who spent their lives safeguarding Vietnam’s sovereignty over sea and islands.
Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island hinh anh 1Thirty-four soldiers, including border guards, naval soldiers and coastal police, bring the national flag to Thoi Loi peak, the highest point on Ly Son island, for a flag-raising ceremony. (Photo:Vietnamplus)
Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island hinh anh 2 Ly Son island boasts a proud history of defending national sovereignty (Photo:Vietnamplus)
Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island hinh anh 3Soldiers on Ly Son island perform flag-raising ceremony. (Photo:Vietnampluls)
Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island hinh anh 4The flag is raised on Thoi Loi peak (Photo:Vietnamplus)
Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island hinh anh 5The flag-raising ceremony on Thoi Loi peak (Photo:Vietnamplus)
Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island hinh anh 6The sacred national flag flaps in the sky. (Photo:Vietnamplus)
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