An exhibition featuring 200 photographs and documents is underway at Exhibition Information House on 45 Trang Tien street in Hanoi to mark the 20th anniversary of the capital city's recognition as a “City for Peace” by UNESCO.
The event has been co-organised by the Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports and the Ho Chi Minh Museum.
The event is just one of a number of cultural activities being held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the capital’s recognition as a “City for Peace” by UNESCO.
The exhibition features three main parts, including “Hanoi and a thousand years of civilization”, “President Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi’s culture”, and “Hanoi learns from President Ho Chi Minh's thoughts, morality and lifestyle”.
In “Hanoi and a thousand years of civilization”, the first part of the exhibition, visitors have the chance to discover some of the traditional culture and cuisine enjoyed by local Hanoians.
An image of Hanoians celebrating Tet, the traditional Lunar New Year
The spring calligraphy festival underway at the Temple of Literature
Each spring, festivals are held across the capital.
The second part of the event is themed “President Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi’s culture”. This exhibition includes images that show the life of the late president and his love for Hanoi.
The exhibition is scheduled to last until August 12.