20 youths nominated for “Viet Nam Outstanding Young Citizens” Award 2019

Web.HCYU.07/02/2020. In the list of 20 candidates selected into the voting round of the “Viet Nam Outstanding Young Citizens” Award 2019, there are many prominent names such as Ms. Huynh Nhu – 9x Captain of the Female National Football team, Mr. Vo Minh Lam - “Aulacese opera’s golden bell”, Mr. Hoang Hoa Trung - Leader of the volunteer group helping thousands of wandering homeless children, etc.

On February 7th, Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) and the Vietnam Young Talent Fund organized the press conference on the voting activity and honoring the “Vietnam Outstanding Young Citizens” Award 2019 at Tien Phong Newspaper Headquarters.
The press conference introducing the voting activity and honoring the “Vietnam Outstanding Young Citizens” Award 2019
The press conference introducing the voting activity and honoring the “Vietnam Outstanding Young Citizens” Award 2019
It was presided over by Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Luong, Secretary of Central Committee of the HCYU, Chairman of Central Council of the Ho Chi Minh Pioneer’s Organization, along with Mr. Le Xuan Son, Editor-in-chief of Tien Phong Newspaper. 

Mr. Le Xuan Son said that: In 2019, the Vietnam Young Talent Fund – permanent organization assigned by the HCYU CC – received 137 valid profiles from 39 units of 10 fields including Study; Scientific Research – Creativity; Productive Labour; Business – Startup; Defense; Public Security; Sports; Culture and Arts; Social Activities; Government administration. 

These includes 100 men, 37 women; 8 people of ethnic minorities; 01 Professor on probation, 02 Associate Professors, 12 Doctors, 02 Masters; the oldest is 35 years old with 09 nominations and the youngest is 12 years old with 02 nominations. 

On February 6th, 2020, the Selection Committee of the “Vietnam Oustanding Young Citizens” 2019 had the first meeting chaired by Mr. Le Quoc Phong – First Secretary of the HCYU CC, President of Awards Committee.

Based on the discussion, assessment, appraisement and analysis of every nominated profile, 20 nominations of 9 fields (no nominations for Government Administration) were selected into the online voting round by the Awards Committee’s ballot.

Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Luong delivered a speech
Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Luong delivered a speech

The online voting round takes place from February 10th to 29th, 2020 at Press and media agency, HCYU CC Website, Thạnh Giong Portal, Government Online Newspaper, Tien Phong Newspaper, Tuoi Tre Newspaper, Thanh Nien Newspaper, VnExpress Online Newspaper, VietNamnet Newspaper, Dan Tri Newspaper, ZingNews Newspaper, Tuoi Tre Thu Do Newspaper, Vietnamese Student News Paper – Hoa Hoc Tro, VTV6 Vietnam National Television Broadcaster’s Website, Thieu nien Tien Phong Newspaper, Nhi Dong Newspaper… Voting methods: Using only one voting system, address: www.tainangtrevietnam.vn

The Committee will take a look at the results of the voting online round as references. After the results of voting online round are in, the Committee will hold the second meeting – the last session at the beginning of March 2020 to select 10 Vietnam Outstanding Young Citizens 2019; 10 other nominations will be awarded Vietnam Promising Young Citizens 2019.

From February 15th to 29th, 2020, online meet and greet with the nominations will be held at the press agencies such as Tien Phong, Thanh nien, Tuoi tre, Dan Tri Online Newspaper; VietNam.net. 

Mr. Le Xuan Son delieverd a speech
Mr. Le Xuan Son delieverd a speech

The Commendation Ceremony is expected to take place on the celebration of HCYU’s establishment (March 26th). After the ceremony, the winners will celebrate their achievements at Hung Kings’ Commemoration. Moreover, the meet and greet between the leaders of the Party as well as the Government and the winners is also included.

About the nominations, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Luong, Secretary of the HCYU CC, Chairman of the Central Council of Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer’s Organization, informed that the number of nominations this year is similar to that of 2018 with 137 nominations; the quality of nominations is also upgraded and the gaps between different fields can hardly be seen. 

According to Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Luong, as Vietnam’s economic growth in 2019 surpassed the target to reach more than 7% , the nominations in the categories of labor and production and startup-business are numerous and equitable. The year 2019 was a successful and inspirational year for the country's sports industry and was chosen as the “Year of Youth Volunteer”, so the number of nominations in these fields is higher than that of the previous years.

He also said that the Council chose 20 candidates based on different criteria: outstanding and valuable achievements; creative innovations; inspiration to community; and the balance between many fields. 

“Vietnam Outstanding Young Citizens”, a precious reward of the HCYU CC, aims to honor outstanding youths who are under 35 years old, have excellent achievements and inspire the community with their efforts in many fields, such as learning, scientific research, physical training, sports, labor, production, national defense, etc., thereby creating motivation to develop young talents and promote the movements of learning, training, scientific research, labor, creativity ... for youths and children; developing Youth Union and Pioneer Organization; and attracting the attention of all levels, departments and the whole society toward the education for young generation. 

After being honored, outstanding young citizens have utilized their talents effectively.

20 youths nominated for “Vietnam Outstanding Young Citizens” Award 2019 include:

1.Vo Minh Lam (cairo jess artist, Tran Huu Trang cairo jess theater; field of culture-art)

2. Vo Minh Quang (student of Giang Vo Secondary School, Hanoi; field of culture-art)

3. Hoang Hoa Trung (Head of Volunteer group Niem Tin (Faith); field of social activities)

4. Le Anh Tuan (living at 397/16/28, 30/4 Street, Phu Tho Ward, Thu Dau Mot City, Binh Duong Province; field of social activities)

5. Nguyen Khanh Linh (former student of Lam Son High School for Gifted students, Thanh Hoa city – now preparing to study in the U.S; field of study)

6. Bui Hong Duc (student of High School for Gifted Students, Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam National University; field of study)

7. Le Quang Hieu (deputy director of Global Networks Operation Center, Viettel Network Corporation, Military Industry and Telecommunications Group; field of labor and production)

8. Truong The Dieu (DENSO Corporation, field of labor and production)

9. Vo Van Dong (metallurgical engineer of Cao Bang Iron and Steel Joint Stock Company; field of labor and production)

10. Nguyen Thi Oanh (Training and Competition Center of Bac Giang Province; field of physical training and sports)

11. Nguyen Huy Hoang (swimming athlete; field of physical training and sports)

12. Huynh Nhu (athlete of Sports Center, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City; field of physical training and sports)

13. Major Tran Van Phuong (Vice captain of Submarine 186 - Da Nang, 189 Brigade, Navy Army; field of national defense)

14. Lieutenant Nguyen Sy Dung (Captain of Company 2, Battalion 1, Regiment 1, Division 324, Military Region 4; field of national defense)

15. Senior Lieutenant Duong Danh Dat (Head of Police Department of Ly Thai To Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi; field of security and safety)

16. Senior Lieutenant Ngo Anh Tuan (Deputy Chief of Nghia Dan District Police Department, Nghe An province; field of security and safety)

17. Le Anh Tien (CEO of Vietnam Chatbot Technology Joint Stock Company; field of business – startup)

18. Pham Khanh Linh (founder of Logivan, Company of Development of transportation technology solutions; field of business – startup)

19. Associate Professor Dr. Dinh Ngoc Thanh (Trainee Professor, Faculty of Information Technology - Communications, Soongsil University, Korea; field of scientific research - creation)

20. Dr. Tran Phuong Thao (lecturer in chemistry department, Hanoi University of Pharmacy; field of scientific research - creation)