Northern province displays largest bronze drum in Vietnam

The largest bronze drum, which sets Vietnam Guinness Record, is being displayed at the Ho Chi Minh Commemorative House, northern Thanh Hoa Province.

The largest bronze drum in Vietnam is displayed in Thanh Hoa Province.

The drum was offered by Mr. Nguyen Xuan Lam’s family for the occasion of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23).

The drum has a height of 1.51m and weighs 1,840 kg. The drumhead features a Lac bird (a kind of bird in Vietnamese folktales), humans and animals with an eight-pointed star in the centre.

Four famous relics of Thanh Hoa province were embossed on its body, including the gravestone of Vinh Lang in Tho Xuan district, the Gia Mieu communal house in Ha Trung district, the old imperial city of the Ho dynasty and Ham Rong Bridge.

By D.Cuong, translated by Thanh Huong

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