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US ambassador pays visit to Hanoi’s Temple of Literature

The United States’ ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink went on a tour of the historic Temple of Literature, the nation’s oldest university, in Hanoi on November 17 to mark the 38th Vietnamese Teachers’ Day which falls on November 20.

The visit to the historic site aims to show respect for Vietnamese culture, including the nation’s traditional fondness for learning, while boosting mutual exchanges.
The visit to the historic site aims to show respect for Vietnamese culture, including the nation’s traditional fondness for learning, while boosting mutual exchanges.

 

Ambassador Kritenbrink receives a warm welcome from Vietnamese students at the Temple of Literature.
Ambassador Kritenbrink receives a warm welcome from Vietnamese students at the Temple of Literature.
Dr. Do Thi Huong Thao, a teacher from history faculty of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, (L) gives the US diplomat a brief introduction on the Temple of Literature.
Dr. Do Thi Huong Thao, a teacher from history faculty of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, (L) gives the US diplomat a brief introduction on the Temple of Literature.
The US ambassador shares that the Temple of Literature is one of his favourite places in Hanoi and he is greatly impressed with its peaceful beauty coupled with the historical architectural style on show.
The US ambassador shares that the Temple of Literature is one of his favourite places in Hanoi and he is greatly impressed with its peaceful beauty coupled with the historical architectural style on show.
Dr. Thao recalls the history behind the 82 stone stele records of doctoral laureates that were created between 1442 and 1779.
Dr. Thao recalls the history behind the 82 stone stele records of doctoral laureates that were created between 1442 and 1779.
Inside the compound an altar honours Vietnamese teacher Chu Van An in the heart of the Temple of Literature.
Inside the compound an altar honours Vietnamese teacher Chu Van An in the heart of the Temple of Literature.
The touring group offer incense at the historical relic site.
The touring group offer incense at the historical relic site.
The US ambassador says the visit will allow him to learn much more about historical teaching figures such as Chu Van An, along with Vietnamese cultural traditions.
The US ambassador says the visit will allow him to learn much more about historical teaching figures such as Chu Van An, along with Vietnamese cultural traditions.
Professor and historian Pham Quang Minh presents a local T-shirt and books detailing Vietnamese history as special gifts to Ambassador Kritenbrink during his first visit to the site.
Professor and historian Pham Quang Minh presents a local T-shirt and books detailing Vietnamese history as special gifts to Ambassador Kritenbrink during his first visit to the site.
In response, the US diplomat gives gifts to Vietnamese students.
In response, the US diplomat gives gifts to Vietnamese students.
The US ambassador notes he is impressed with the intelligence, industriousness, and talent of Vietnamese students. He also extends his special wishes to local teachers ahead of Teachers’ Day, which falls on November 20.
The US ambassador notes he is impressed with the intelligence, industriousness, and talent of Vietnamese students. He also extends his special wishes to local teachers ahead of Teachers’ Day, which falls on November 20.
The US ambassador poses for a group photo alongside Vietnamese teachers and students at the site.
The US ambassador poses for a group photo alongside Vietnamese teachers and students at the site.

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