Then, "the Opening Ceremony" was officially started by Vietnamese and French anthems by USTH students and the choir "HOPE"
Prof. Le Tran Binh, Vice Rector of USTH gave the opening speech welcoming all the very important guests from Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST); Embassy of France in Vietnam, Embassy of Timor-Leste in Vietnam; The representatives for Embassy of Mozambique in Vietnam; the representative for different high schools and secondary schools in Hanoi; the representative for companies – USTH partners; the USTH students and their parents.
Prof. Patrick Boiron, Rector of USTH gave speech and introduced the new Vice- Rectors: Assoc.Prof. Dinh Thi Mai Thanh and Assoc.Prof. Ngo Duc Thanh.
Continued by the speech of Prof. Phan Ngoc Minh, Vice President of VAST.
Speech by H.E Bertrand Lortholary, Ambassador of France in Vietnam
Selected video contest presentations in French made by USTH students and prizes given to the winners of the selected videos.
Prof. Nguyen Van Hung, Vice Rector of USTH announced decision on granting scholarships and scholarship granted to excellent students
Prof. Patrick Boiron beat the drum