|An exhibition is held at Literature Temple in downtown Hà Nội to mark Việt Nam Cultural Heritage Day on November 23. Photo vovlive.vn|
HÀ NỘI — A series of activities are being held nationwide to celebrate Việt Nam Cultural Heritage Day on November 23.
An exhibition featuring calligraphy works at Văn Miếu Quốc Tử Giám (Literature Temple) in downtown Hà Nội is one highlight that runs until November 27.
On display features more than 100 works by 65 calligraphers from across the country. Visitors will see pieces that are written by steel brush, and example of how the art form has progressed and promoting calligraphy art in modern culture today.
"The exhibition introduces cultural and aesthetic values of Vietnamese literature works that are featured by calligraphy art," said Trần Thị Vân Anh deputy director of the Hà Nội Culture and Sports Department, at the exhibition opening ceremony on Sunday.
"It helps visitors feel the traditional culture sources that have been handed down from generation to generation. It is a chance to honour traditional culture of the nation and Hà Nội as well."
Anh also stressed that calligraphers and young people need to work together to preserve the ancient art form.
|Visitors view calligraphy works at an exhibition held at Literature Temple in downtown Hà Nội. Photo nhipsonghanoi.hanoimoi.com.vn|
A series of activities have also been organised by the Management Board of Hoàn Kiếm Lake and Hà Nội Old Quarter.
A display of old loom with theme traditional weaving in the Red River delta area introduces silk-made fashion designs and sustainable items. The display runs until December 31 at Hà Nội's Old Quarter Culture Exchange Centre, 50 Đào Duy Từ Street.
Vietnamese herbal medicine products are on show at Kim Ngân Temple, at 42 Hàng Bạc Street while at Hà Nội's Old Quarter Arts and Culture Centre hosts an exhibition about Designs and Creativities 2022. The two events run until November 30.
A concert will be held on November 23 at Hồ Gươm Culture Information Centre, 2 Lê Thái Tổ Street at 7.30pm and a photo exhibition is taking place at Hoàn Kiếm Lake.
On November 23, the Hồ Dynasty Citadel, a World Cultural Heritage site in the central province of Thanh Hóa, will offer free entrance to both domestic and foreign tourists. On this occasion, the Hồ Citadel Heritage Conservation Centre in co-ordination with relevant agencies organised an exhibition featuring Thanh Hóa cultural heritage.
Đà Nẵng Museum of Fine Arts held a ceremony to show folk paintings donated by collectors.
An exhibition is also being held by the northern city Hải Phòng's Department of Culture and Sports from November 18 to 23. Ancient coins and other objects dating back to the first century BC through to the last years of the Nguyễn dynasty are on display.
The series of cultural activities have been held to praise the eternal vitality of Vietnamese heritage. - VNS