IMPERIAL NGUYEN FAMILY NEW YEAR MESSAGE
TE^'T KY SUU 2009
(YEAR OF THE BUFFALO)
To Vietnamese Freedom Fighters Everywhere
THE IMPERIAL NGUYEN FAMILY OF VIETNAM
"Chúc Mừng Năm Mới, Happy Vietnamese New Year to You." The Lunar New Year "Tet" is the most important celebration in the culture of all Asian Peoples. It is a time for pray for a good year, to celebrate the occassion with loved ones, pay off old debts and remember our beloved Homeland, Vietnam the Land of Dragons since time immemorial.
THE SACRED OVERALL STRUGGLE of The Imperial Dynasty for a Democratic monarchy in the Homeland continues. This year is the 16th Anniversary of the commencement of a political struggle for a Peaceful Vietnam. Last year was spent consolidating our friendships and establishing contacts with other Imperial and Royal Families, and as well reaching out to all Vietnamese people, of all cultures and religions who are currently part of the Diasporia since the fall of Saigon. This year, the Imperial Nguyen Family will be working hard to bring about change for the better in the Homeland, and also to expand all of the various political and peaceful organisations that we, the Imperial Nguyen Family of Vietnam are involved with.
IMPERIAL ORDER OF THE DRAGON OF ANNAM The Imperial Family is pleased to advise that the following Good and Honourable citizens have in 2008, Year of the Rat been Honoured by the Imperial Nguyen Family of Vietnam with the following Imperial Decorations:
IMPERIAL ORDER OF THE DRAGON OF ANNAM
Grand Cordon: (Khoi-Ky Long-Tinh)
Hau Tuoc Imperial Hoang Thich Nguyen Phuc Can Linh; Hau Tuoc Imperial Hoang Thich Nguyen Phuc An Ton; Hau Tuoc Imperial Hoang Thich Nguyen Phuc Minh Kien; Hau Tuoc Imperial Hoang Thich Nguyen Phuc Dong Vinh; Nu Hau Tuoc Imperial Hoang Thich Nguyen Phuc Dong An; Hau Tuoc Imperial Hoang Thich Nguyen Phuc Minh Quang; Nu Hau Tuoc Imperial Hoang Thich Nguyen Phuc Dong Thanh Ingalls; Hau Tuoc Imperial Hoang Thich Nguyen Phuc Thao Ha; Hau Tuoc Imperial Hoang Thich Hien Tai Nguyen Thanh Liem.
Grand Officer: (Chuong-Hien Long-Tinh)
Professor Nguyen Phuc Phu Thu.
Commander: (Bieu-Duc Long-Tinh)
Nam Tuoc Nguyen Phuc Doan Hoang Denis Hoban of Canada; Chevalier Michael D. Boyd;
Nam Tuoc Imperial Hoang Thich Nguyen Phuc An Binh, CDA; Nam Tuoc Imperial Hoang Thich Nguyen Phuc Can Ton, CDA; Nam Tuoc Imperial Hoang Thich Nguyen Phuc Minh Danh, CDA; Nam Tuoc Imperial Hoang Thich Nguyen Phuc Thanh Kiet, CDA -- Thomas P. K. A. Westgaard); Chevalier Dr. Don Hunsaker II, CDA; Chevalier Jörg C Steiner CDA; Mag. Maximilian Graf Deym, Freiher von Stritez, CDA; Mag. Gerhard Stienmetz, CDA; Commander Valery Yegorov, CDA; James A. B. Dury, CDA.
Note: The Imperial Order of Dragon of Annam was created on 14th of March 1886 in the ancient Vietnamese city of Hue, by my ancestor His Majesty, The Imperial Emperor of Vietnam, Emperor Dong-Khanh, and I have granted permission for the Decorations of the Imperial Order to be re-struck and made available to all recipients. The Chancellor of Insignia for the Order is Hau Tuoc Hoang Nguyen Phuc Can Linh.
We thank you greatly for all your generous devotion and great service for THE SACRED STRUGGLE FOR THE FREEDOM OF OUR HOMELAND, VIETNAM. THE LAND OF DRAGONS SINCE TIME IMMEMORIAL.
In closing, we ask everyone for a Very Special Prayer, man and woman, each to his or her own God that IN THE VERY NEAR FUTURE we will meet once more in SAIGON!
CHUC MUNG NAM MOI !
CUNG CHUC TAN XUAN !
HAPPY NEW YEAR of KY SUU!
To you, your loved ones, and your Friends and Families where-ever they may be!
H.I.H. Prince Regent Nguyen Phuc Buu Chanh of Vietnam
H.I.H. Cong Nuong Princess Phan Lien
IMPERIAL NGUYEN FAMILY OF VIETNAM