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.

Launching the event series will be a photo exhibition (from September 24-28 at 45 Trang Tien St) on Hanoi’s thousand years through the eyes of international friends, especially a collection of Hanoi’s Old Quarter by Philipe Chaplain, chairman of France’s Heritage League.

Other activities include tree planting at Hoa Binh park, a running tournament for peace, a music festival of Vietnam-China friendship, as well as other music performances.

Outstanding among the activities will be a ceremony to review 10 years of the “Hanoi - your rendezvous” contest and exchanges with winners at the Hanoi Opera House on October 7./.