Thang Long-Thien Truong relationship revealed
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An exhibition to reflect the special relationship between the old
capital city of Thang Long and the Thien Truong area in northern Nam
Dinh province under the Tran Dynasty from the 18 th -19 th Century,
opened in the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi on April 27.
Jointly organised by the Thang Long – Hanoi Heritage Conservation
Centre and the Nam Dinh’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the
exhibition is showcasing nearly 150 artifacts , photographs,
documents and drawings at the Vietnam Institute of Archaeology and Nam
Dinh’s provincial Museum.
archaeological excavations, poetry and prose, the exhibition
provides visitors with the chance to enjoy works of art from the Tran
Dynasty and understand the relationship between Thang Long and the Thien
According to Nguyen Van Son,
Director of the Thang Long – Hanoi Heritage Conservation Centre, in
the 19 th – 20 th centuries, Thien Truong was not only home
to the Tran Dynasty but also the second capital and most important
military base during the period.
It was also an important political centre, playing a key role in the country.
As part of the 37 th anniversary celebrations for the liberation of
South Vietnam, May Day and the birthday of late President Ho Chi Minh,
the exhibition will run until June 30.-VNA