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Central city to host ASEAN Community exhibition

Update: April, 07/2017 - 17:00
Enthralled: Students visit the Đà Nẵng City’s museum. VNS Photo Công Thành
Viet Nam News

ĐÀ NẴNG — Đà Nẵnng will host the ASEAN Community Exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the foundation of ASEAN from May 19-25.

The central city’s information and communications department said the exhibition – which was held in Việt Nam in 2015 and 2016 – will feature 300 photos and 100 films and documents on land, people, environmental protection, climate change and nationalities in the ASEAN community.

The department said activities will be also held in the city and the provinces of Ninh Bình and Thanh Hóa to celebrate ASEAN’s establishment (August 8, 1997) through May and June.

The city’s museum is expected to display the exhibition.

The Đà Nẵng Museum, which covers on 3,000sq.m, is home to 2,500 objects, photos and documents on the culture of Đà Nẵng and neighbouring central provinces.

The museum, where was built on the old location of the Điện Hải Citadel under the Nguyễn Dynasty in 1802-1860 in the 19th century, also preserves a collection of 11 cannons unearthed at the citadel from 1979-2008.

Đà Nẵng International Fireworks Festival will also be held in the city between April 30th and June 29th before hosting the 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation Summit on November 7-11. — VNS

Shiny: Đà Nẵng City’s Museum will host the ASEAN Community Exhibition in marking the 50th anniversary of ASEAN’s foundation on May 19-25. VNS Photo Công Thành

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