Photo exhibition legendary Truong Son trail opens in Quang Nam

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An exhibition on the legendary Truong Son trail was launched at Quang Nam Museum in the central coastal province of Quang Nam on May 19.

The sculpture, “The legendary Truong Son” by artist Dinh Gia Thang (Photo: Sggp)

The sculpture, “The legendary Truong Son” by artist Dinh Gia Thang (Photo: Sggp)

The event aims to mark the 127th birthday of the late President Ho Chi Minh (May 19); 55 years of the traditional day of the 559 Army Corps, one of the units that took part in the construction of the legendary Truong Son trail (also known as the Ho Chi Minh trail) during wartime and is part of the Quang Nam Heritage Festival 2017.

The exhibition also displays a sculpture describing the beauty of the grandiose Truong Son mountain range and Uncle Ho in Dong Khe Battlefield in the Autumn-Winter Border Campaign, 1950.

The art work called “The legendary Truong Son” by artist Dinh Gia Thang of the Vietnamese Fine Arts Association is 5.59m high, 18m wide and 6.5m thick also honoring the special relationship between Laos and Vietnam.

The event co-organized by the Quang Nam Museum, Ho Chi Minh Trail Museum under the Ministry of National Defense runs until May 24.


By NGUYEN KHOI – Translated by Kim Khanh

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