“Thang Long Memories” underway in Old Quarter

A series of cultural activities entitled “Thang Long Memories” are being held at many locations in Hanoi's Old Quarter to celebrate the 1010 years of Thang Long – Hanoi and the 15th anniversary of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day.



Opening the series of activities “Memory of Thang Long” is the exhibition “Viet Thien Thi – Thousand Years of Culture”, introducing a poetry book created in the Ly – Tran dynasties (11th to 14th centuries) and a set of illustrations printed on Do paper by writer Nguyen Duy together with folk artifacts – materials.

The exhibition will last until December 15.

Coincide with the exhibition is a traditional music program “Viet Thien Am”. The music program is based on the Vietnamese Zen poems in combination with other traditional arts.

A host of activities such as seminars, music and fashion shows are held around the Hanoi Old Quarter./.