An exhibition on Vietnamese Heritage opened at the Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi with aiming at calling on people to join hands to protect and preserve the country's heritage.
Hanoi is among the five destinations that will display the exhibition in the country. The event also took place in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province on November 9 and then will be organized in cities and provinces including Ho Chi Minh City, Quang Ninh, Bac Lieu, Quang Nam, Da Nang, Dong Nai, An Giang, Thua Thien-Hue, Lam Dong and Quang Binh from now until February 28, 2014.
The event presents best winning pictures from the Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2013, in various subjects such as natural and cultural heritage, folk games, traditional music and dance, religion, beautiful moments in daily life, festivals, labor and production.
The pictures were selected from more than 6,000 submissions which were sent to the organizing committee of the contest four months ago.
The Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2013 was organized by Vietnam Heritage Association, HCMC Cultural Heritage Association, with support of Vietnam Heritage Magazine and Canon.
The awards ceremony will take place at the Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh City on November 21 on occasion of the 9th anniversary of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Days on November 23.
Some photos are on the display:
Kites on an island in Quang Ngai Province, by Trinh Thu Nguyet