The Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day takes place in the Old Quarter

On November 20, at Kim Ngan Communal House, Hoan Kiem District People’s Committee hosted the cultural activities to celebrate the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23, 2005 – November 23, 2013) in the Old Quarter, Hanoi.


Opening ceremony of the “Old images and flower colors” exhibition. Photo: Huy Anh

Among which, on November 20 there was an exhibition themed “Old images and flower colors” at Kim Ngan Communal House (No. 42 – 44 Hang Bac) introducing 40 pictures by Prof. Dr. Arch. Hoang Dao Kinh.

Prof. Hoang Dao Kinh is an expert in preservation and restoration of architectural relics and heritages, an architectural theorist and critic, and creates many pictures, with the look of an architect.

He has brought the artistic diversity closer to local and foreign audiences, enabled them to experience the images of Old Hanoi to feel deeply the Vietnam’s heritage image and value.


Performance of Ca trù singing at Kim Ngan Communal House. Photo: Huy Anh

Included in the event, the ca trù singing performances will take place free of charge at Kim Ngan Communal House (at 20:00 on November 20 and 22) and Hanoi Old Quarter Information Center (at 20:00 on November 21 and 23, Address: 28 Hang Buom street) with the participation by Hanoi Ca tru Club and Thang Long Ca tru Club.

Related Articles

Back to top button