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Hanoi on show through photographers’ eyes

2010-09-28 (GMT + 7)

Almost 200 Hanoi photos taken and collected by foreign ambassadors and diplomats working in Vietnam , as well as researchers, artists and photographers from many countries worldwide are on display at an exhibition that opened in Hanoi on September 24.

The black and white and colour photos record the simple moments of an ancient and peaceful Hanoi which is now on the pathway of development and integration.
Visitors have a chance to share with international friends their feelings about the capital city’s relics and landscapes through photos of Hanoi destinations such as: Hoan Kiem Lake, Hoa Phong Tower, The Huc Bridge, Tortoise Tower, Ngoc Son Temple, the Temple of Literature with doctors’ steles and antique Khue Van Cac (Pavilion of Constellation of Literature), as well as Long Bien Bridge and Tran Quoc Pagoda.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Ngo Thi Thanh Hang said the exhibition is a beautiful flower in the multicoloured flower garden celebrating the 1,000 th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi, helping strengthen the friendship, understanding and cultural exchange, promoting Hanoi travel and Vietnam travel with international friends.
The exhibition, entitled “1,000-year-old Hanoi through international friends’ eyes”, will run until September 28 at 45 Trang Tien St.

(Source: VNA)

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