Biggest-ever parade marks Hanoi’s millennium

Biggest-ever parade marks Hanoi’s millennium

A grand meeting and biggest-ever parade was held at Ba Dinh Square on October 10 to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.

Couples join in 10-10 wedding

Ten low income couples celebrated a joint wedding ceremony in HCM City on Oct. 10 in the belief that the lucky date would look kindly on their futures. An eye-catching parading on xich-los around the city attracted the attention of foreign tourists and city dwellers.

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Kites fly in Hanoi’s peaceful skies

Kites fly in Hanoi’s peaceful skies

A kite festival began at the My Dinh National Stadium on October 6 with the theme “ Hanoi – a peaceful sky”.

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Press works about millennial Thang Long-Hanoi awarded

Outstanding press works about the millennial history and development of Thang Long-Hanoi were rewarded at a ceremony held in Hanoi on Oct. 4.

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International workshop to discuss Hanoi

An international workshop will discuss the values and traditions that have taken form from the 1000-year development history of Hanoi on the occasion of the capital city’s millennial anniversary.

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Hanoi ceramic mosaic sets Guinness World Record

Hanoi ceramic mosaic sets Guinness World Record

A 810m section of Hanoi’s ceramic mosaic along the Red River road has set a new Guinness World Record. Beatriz Fernandez, a representative from the Guinness Book of World Records, presented the city with a certificate for the largest ceramic mosaic at a ceremony in Hanoi on October 5, when a plaque with “in celebration of Thang Long-Hanoi’s millennium anniversary”, was placed on the mural.

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Saint Giong statue recognised during millennium

Saint Giong statue recognised during millennium

A 14.2m statue of the mythical saviour of the nation, Saint Giong, was inaugurated on Oct. 5 on top of Da Chong Mountain in Soc Son suburban district of Hanoi.

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Biggest-ever parade marks Hanoi’s millennium

A grand meeting and biggest-ever parade was held at Ba Dinh Square on October 10 to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.

Thang Long-Hanoi’s millennium celebration opens

A solemn ceremony was held at the Ly Thai To Flower Garden in the morning of October 1 to kick off 10 days of celebrations for the Millennium of Thang Long-Hanoi.

Thang Long-Hanoi in the eyes of foreign friends

Hanoi, the 1,000-year-old city, is developing rapidly, yet still maintains its own unique character and traditional values.

Friendship exchanges to mark Hanoi’s millennium

Many friendship exchanges will be held during September and October to promote Hanoi’s image to international friends on the occasion of the capital city’s millennial anniversary.

Hanoians prepare for Thang Long festival

The Thang Long Royal Citadel Spring Festival will kick off on Jan. 29, and is expected to be one of the highlights in a series of cultural festivities hosted by Hanoi to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year Festival (Tet).