Events marking Liberation Day open in Hanoi

A series of activities marking the 44th anniversary of the Liberation Day (April 30) and the 133rd May Day (May 1) kicked off at the Centre for Thang Long Heritage Conversation in Hanoi on April 25.

Events marking Liberation Day open in Hanoi

Visitors at the exhibition on the 1975 Spring Offensive

As many as 150 images, documents and exhibits are put on show in an exhibition on the 1975 Spring Offensive.

They depict D67 House and Bunker, which served as the military headquarters of General Vo Nguyen Giap during the war, along with the Spring Offensive and the joy of people in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on April 30, 1975.

The event will run through May 31.

 

Meanwhile, another exhibition on awarding system in court examination in Thang Long capital (now Hanoi) during the Le Dynasty is also underway until May 25.

Visitors can have a closer look at the rituals to bestow the kings’ rewards to scholars in the past, which were designed to honour the country’s tradition fondness for learning and supporting talents.

Several restored exhibits are also displayed at the exhibition, including the tents of examinees, brushes, exam papers, and ancient books, among others. The valuable items were previously donated by a family in Hanoi.

Besides, the Centre for Thang Long Heritage Conversation will arrange various cultural and educational activities in the period. Notably, a zone for exploring archaeology will be opened to children free of charge at the archaeological excavation site at No. 18 Hoang Dieu street.

 
 
 
 
 
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