Applying technology to preserve and promote the value of President Hồ Chí Minh Relic Site

June 21, 2024 - 18:13
The application of new science and technology to the preservation and promotion of the value of President Hồ Chí Minh Relic Site is of national importance.

HÀ NỘI At the President Hồ Chí Minh Relic Site inside the Presidential Palace, the application of new scientific and technological advancements in preserving and promoting the heritage values of the area, are of the utmost national importance and necessity. 

That was the assertion of Lê Thị Phượng, Party Committee Secretary and Director of the President Hồ Chí Minh Relic Site, during a scientific conference about the days since the leader passed and of the 55 years of preserving and promoting the value of this all-important site at the Presidential Palace.

The preservation and protection of the site, aims to enhance the quality of cultivating and educating visitors on President Hồ Chí Minh's ideology, morality, and lifestyle, the conference in Hà Nội was told.

Uncle Hồ's stilt house at the heritage site at the Presidential Palace. – VNS Photo Hải Anh

According to Phượng, from 2018 to 2023, the site organised and co-organised nearly 60 exhibitions and thematic displays about President Hồ Chí Minh, shown both domestically and internationally. Additionally, it published and republished nearly 50 books about the President and the relic site.

Scientific staff wrote about 800 articles introducing and cultivating President Hồ Chí Minh’s life, career, ideology and ethics, as well as historical information about the site.

The relic site's website was upgraded with rich content and an attractive interface to better meet the needs of visitors and to enhance interaction with readers.

The conference was held on June 18 in Hà Nội. – VNA/VNS Photo Minh Thu

Discussing the work of preserving and promoting the site's values, Phượng shared that the staff at the relic site feel a deep sense of honour and sacred responsibility for the work they do.

The workers speak of numerous growth experiences, which drives their determination to preserve, maintain, and widely promote the legacy of the great President Hồ Chí Minh, for present and future generations.

Speaking at the conference, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoàng Đạo Cương stated that the President Hồ Chí Minh Relic Site works as a: "Completely open archive."

It serves as a place to preserve and promote the profound values of the ideology, morality, and lifestyle of President Hồ Chí Minh - a national liberation hero and eminent cultural figure in Việt Nam.

A security guard at President Hồ Chí Minh's stilt house guides visitors.  – VNA/VNS Photo Phuong Lan

Deputy Minister Cương emphasised that President Hồ Chí Minh left an invaluable cultural legacy for the country and its people. He lived and worked from the house for the last 15 years between 1954 and 1969, a key period, when, as the Party Chairman and State President, he and the Politburo of the Party Central Committee proposed strategic policies for national liberation and country-building.

"Despite the tumultuous historical changes and intense wartime, Uncle Hồ's residence and workplace heritage at the Presidential Palace has been safely and meticulously protected.

"Efforts have been made to minimise impacts from nature and human activities, while continuously welcoming domestic and international visitors to promote and educate them about Uncle Hồ's ideology and daily life," Cương said. — VNS