The exhibition is being held at four different places in the city. On Nguyen Hue pedestrian street, 200 photos are displayed under the theme of “Tu hao mot dai bien cuong” (Pride in the Frontier Strip). These are outstanding works of the second “Tu hao mot dai bien cuong” photo contest held by the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education in 2022. Visitors can view the impressive photos, which capture the history, culture, and life of the people in the frontier strip.
On Dong Khoi Street, in front of the Department of Culture and Sports, an exhibition of 80 photographs showcases more than two decades of the Vietnamese army and people’s resistance against the US imperialists’ war to liberate the South, protect the North, and reunify the country.
Meanwhile, at the Labour Culture Palace in District 1, the organisers are showcasing 68 photos that depict the patriotic struggle of the Vietnamese working class, and the support and solidarity of the international workers’ movement in contributing to Vietnam’s historic victory in the two resistance wars against the French colonialists and US imperialists.
On Dong Khoi Street, situated opposite Chi Lang Park, 48 stunning photos have been showcased with the theme of “Discovering Cultural Heritage of Ho Chi Minh City.” These photos provide an insight into the typical historical and cultural relics, as well as unique cultural and tourism products of the city.
At the opening ceremony, Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Van Hieu spoke, emphasizing that this was an opportunity to spread information about border demarcation, marker installation, and border management, and to raise public knowledge of national sovereignty.
The exhibition illustrates the remarkable struggle of the forces and citizens of the southern region during the nation’s resistance war against the American imperialists. It offers viewers a unique opportunity to learn more about this heroic struggle.
The exhibition will remain open to visitors until the end of May 6th.