WHAT: Thousands of local people, leaders and university students join together in a public event entitled “Speak up to save the forest”. In this event, they will sing a song comprised of only one word “KHONG”, in English it means “NO”, in order to call for people to “Say NO to illegal forest products”. This chorus will challenge the Vietnam Record for the “Biggest chorus in Vietnam”. Famous artists including singer Y-Moan, singer Siu-Black, singer Luu Thien Huong, rapper Kim JoJo, and MC Quyen Linh will take part in this event. Especially, the chorus will be led by British conduct Graham Sutcliffe MBE – who is a former conductor of the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet.
HCMC, dated 02 April 2010 – Wildlife at Risk (WAR) and Ho Chi Minh City’s Forest Protection Department (FPD-HCMC) organised a contest ceremony entitled “Discovering the Vietnam’s Unique Wildlife” at Ben Thanh Theatre. This ceremony aims to raise awareness and call for commitment from the leaders and students of nature conservation, especially wildlife protection, Fig 4.