HÀ NỘI — More than 700 materials, photos and objects are on display at an exhibition titled '50 Years of Implementing President Hồ Chí Minh’s Testament' at the Việt Nam National Library.
A man visits the exhibition. VNS Photos Đoàn Tùng
The exhibition commemorates the 50th death anniversary of President Hồ Chí Minh (1969-2019) and review 50 years of the Party and people implementing his testament.
Various drafts of the testament written by President Hồ Chí Minh himself are on display.
The exhibition is divided into four parts. The first part features the life and career of President Hồ Chí Minh with various materials reflecting the great leader’s life from childhood to his path to liberate the country from colonialism till the time he and his comrades set up the Democratic Republic of Việt Nam.
Books on President Hồ Chí Minh's thought and morality are available.
The second part is titled ‘Testament of President Hồ Chí Minh: Content, meaning and historic values’, while the third part covers achievements after 50 years implementing President Hồ Chí Minh’s testament. Various pieces of writing are included, such as those on the Southern Liberation and the country's reunification; building the country while sticking to independence and socialism; achievements of Đổi mới (Reform) period, building a consolidated and strong Party.
A replica of President Hồ Chí Minh's mausoleum made out of books at the event.
Under the title ‘Learning and Following Hồ Chí Minh’s Morality’, the fourth part of the exhibition features pieces on the President’s morality and thought, especially the thought on uniting the people, building a strong Party, leading a simple life, fighting against corruption and praising good examples in the movement [of learning and following Hồ Chí Minh’s thought].
Visitors can learn more about President Hồ Chí Minh through the items at the exhibition.
“The exhibition also features hand-written drafts of the testament by the President himself,” said Kiều Thúy Nga, director of the library. “I hope the event will offer audiences a chance to understand more clearly the great leader and his career.”
The exhibition will be run at the library, 31 Tràng Thi Street, Hoàn Kiếm District, Hà Nội, till September 20. — VNS