18/12/2020 15:24 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Mottainai - “Give love, receive happiness” 2020

As part of Mottainai 2020, the online Christmas gala - “Give love, receive happiness” took place on December 12 with many interesting activities.

This is the 8th year that the program is held by the Vietnam Women Newspaper and the first year that the online gala is held, with the patronization of the Vietnam Women's Union and the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam.

The event offered interesting activities such as donates items for Mottainai, livestream talkshow, introduce corporates and auction of items to raise funds, visit and give presents for children who are the victims of traffic accidents. The online Christmas gala - “Give love, receive happiness” had the participation and performance of many celebrities, including singer Thu Minh, world-record circus artist Quoc Co - Quoc Nghiep, saxophonist Tran Manh Tuan, Vietnam Idol Champion 2016 Janice Phuong, Children’s Choir Little Star and Vietnam Ao dai club.

Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Yamada Takio delivers a speech at the event. 
President of Vietnam Women's Union Ha Thi Nga speaks at the program. 

Saxophonist Tran Manh Tuan performs with his daughter An Tran during the gala. 

Circus artists Quoc Co - Quoc Nghiep performs with their sons.

Singer Thu Minh sings a song at the event. 

Miss “Vang trang khuyet” Be Thi Bang dances with high-heel shoes. 
My Hanh and her children are interested in the gala. 


Speaking at the gala, President of Vietnam Women's Union Ha Thi Nga said that the event aimed to call on the community to promote a green lifestyle, protect the environment and raise funds to support children affected by road accidents. The humanity program has received noble merits from both Vietnam and Japan.

Mottainai 2020 program has given scholarships (2 million dong / child) and gifts to support 100 children who are victims of traffic accidents in the provinces and cities of Hanoi, HCMC, Nghe An, Quang Binh, Ha Tinh, Bac Giang, Hai Duong, Vinh Phuc, Hai Phong, Ninh Binh, Hung Yen and Dong Nai. In addition, the program visited and donated two centers in Hanoi that care for nearly 150 orphans and terminal illnesses.

The online channels for donations and auctions in Mottainai will be available until the end of December 2020.

Mottainai is a Japanese word that means ‘pity for something to be wasted’. The Mottainai Festival has been held since 2013, supporting about 3,000 child victims of traffic accidents.