“The Marine Cultural Heritage of Vietnam” exhibition to opened
QĐND - Monday, May 14, 2012, 20:41 (GMT+7)
An exhibition, “The Marine Cultural Heritage of Vietnam”, will take place on May 18th at the National Museum of History at 25 Tong Dan Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, by the Museum, the National Border Committee, local museums and Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands Database Centre.
The event is part of activities to mark the 122nd birthday of President Ho Chi Minh and the International Museum Day on May 18th.
The exhibition will display documents related to marine heritages of Vietnam in three different periods, from prehistory to the 10th Century, from the 11th to 18th Centuries and from the 19th Century to the contemporary period.
Viewers will also have an opportunity to enjoy special archaeological exhibits, found in archaeological relics of Ha Long, Quynh Van, Oc Commune, on Ly Son Island, reflecting the cultural exchange activities among resident communities in different periods. Besides, valuable documents, showing the trading activities between Vietnam and countries in Southeast Asia and other countries in the world, such as the Map of Ancient Spice Route, Southeast Asia Map, a copy of the drawing of Ke Cho trading port, among other things, will also be showcased at the exhibition.
Especially, images and documents from 1945 to 1975 on Vietnam’s sovereignty over islands and seas will also be displayed.
These exhibits will be a message to further affirm the national sovereignty over islands and seas.
Translated by Tran Hoai