Flag-raising ceremony,ly son,vietnam sovereignty,Vietnam in photos

34 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, July 4 (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony,ly son,vietnam sovereignty,Vietnam in photos


Ly Son island boasts a proud history of defending national sovereignty (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony,ly son,vietnam sovereignty,Vietnam in photos



Delegates give salute to the national flag (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony,ly son,vietnam sovereignty,Vietnam in photos


The flag is raised on Thoi Loi peak (Photo:Vietnam+)

 
Flag-raising ceremony,ly son,vietnam sovereignty,Vietnam in photos



Soldiers on Ly Son island perform the flag-raising ceremony (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony,ly son,vietnam sovereignty,Vietnam in photos



The flag is raised on Thoi Loi peak (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony,ly son,vietnam sovereignty,Vietnam in photos



The flag-raising ceremony on Thoi Loi peak (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony,ly son,vietnam sovereignty,Vietnam in photos



The sacred national flag flaps in the sky (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony,ly son,vietnam sovereignty,Vietnam in photos



Following the flag-raising ceremony, the flag is stretched to cover the area where the event is hosted (Photo:Vietnam+)

Flag-raising ceremony,ly son,vietnam sovereignty,Vietnam in photos



The flag-raising ceremony on Thoi Loi peak (Photo:Vietnam+)