These days, many women wearing Ao Dai go to work in offices and companies have created a new look in Ho Chi Minh City. This is also an activity in response to “Ao Dai Week” and the 111th Anniversary of the International Women's Day on 8th March launched by the Vietnam Women's Union.
From the beginning of the week up to now, the working atmosphere at Power Generation Corporation 3 (headquartered in District 2, Ho Chi Minh City) has become very thrilling when women from departments and divisions wear vivid Ao Dai to work at offices. The hall of the Corporation’s Headquarter is more cheerful because women often take pictures with each other after working hours or breaks.
EVNGENCO 3’s female employees respond to Ao Dai Week 2021
Mr. Tran Tuan Trieu - an employee said that women working in Ao Dai make the working atmosphere more pleasant and lighter and therefore the work is also more effective “When wearing Ao Dai, women look more beautiful and graceful. Furthermore, thanks to this activity, women have also contributed to promote and preserve the beautiful image of Ao Dai “.
Female employees of Phu My Thermal Power Company (EVNGENCO 3) are happily posed with Ao Dai
This is the first year EVNGENCO 3 responded to the “Ao Dai Week” launched by the Vietnam Women's Union. Ms. Bui Thi Ngoc Lan - Head of Feminine Occupations of the Corporation shared that as soon as the movement was launched, all women responded enthusiastically “This year, EVNGENCO 3 encourages women to wear Ao Dai from 1st to 8th March in response to the “Ao Dai Week”. I also feel that female employees respond very positively; especially when they received the notification from the Feminine Occupations, they have greeted with a very relaxed and happy mood”.
Ao Dai Beauty Contest organized by the Women's Union of District 4, Ho Chi Minh City
Not only companies but also many other offices, women's associations at all levels in Ho Chi Minh City also responded to Ao Dai Week 2021 with many diverse activities. Ms. Ngo Nhu Ngoc - Deputy Chairman of the Women's Union of District 4 said that “Responding to Ao Dai Week, at the district level, Women's Union of District 4 has also organized 4 activities, including bicycle parade with riders wearing Ao Dai, Ao Dai Contest with the theme “Pride of Vietnamese Ao Dai” and a stall named “Zero VND Ao Dai” to present Ao Dai to members in difficult circumstances as well as female workers in industrial zones, especially public service companies in District 4“.
Women of Ho Chi Minh City respond to Ao Dai Week 2021
This is the second year the Vietnam Women's Union launched “Ao Dai Week” and Ho Chi Minh City is one of the most enthusiastic participants in this movement. This March, many photo competitions, exhibitions and seminars on Ao Dai are organized in Ho Chi Minh City to honor the traditional costumes of the country./.