Colorful ceremony marks UNESCO recognition of Ho Dynasty Citadel

On Saturday night, the north-central province of Thanh Hoa hosted a colorful ceremony to receive the prestigious UNESCO Certificate, recognizing Ho Dynasty Citadel as a World Cultural Heritage Site.

A colorful ceremony marked the recognition of the Ho Dynasty Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site

Among those who attended the ceremony were Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung and representatives from provinces and cities across the country, along with several international guests.

Trinh Van Chien, chairman of the People’s Committee of Thanh Hoa Province, said that in 600 years of the Ho Dynasty Citadel’s existence many profound historical events had gone by, but the Citadel still stood proud and untouched, showing the indomitable spirit, resilience and faith of the Vietnamese people.

At the ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung said that it was a matter of great pride and happiness for not just residents of Thanh Hoa Province but also for the entire nation to see the Ho Dynasty Citadel being recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site.

UNESCO’s recognition provides an opportunity as well as a responsibility for Vietnam to preserve and promote this great historical heritage site, added Deputy PM Hung.

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By staff writers – Translated by Hai Mien

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