BROWN PATTERNED VASE OF THE TRAN DYNASTY

09/01/2024 - 09:26:34

The Hanoi Museum preserves a large quantity of Tran Dynasty ceramics of various styles. The number of brown patterned ceramics is smaller than that of celadon and white-glazed ceramics, but they have many unique features. Amongst these ceramics, the brown-patterned flower vase with the registration number BTHN 1500 is impressive.

THE ANCIENT SEAL OF THE HONG DUC PERIOD

08/01/2024 - 09:56:21

The Hanoi Museum is preserving an ancient seal with the registration number BTHN 10305 - the seal is made of bronze and is still relatively intact. The bronze seal, which measures 10 centimetres tall and weighs 0.7 kilograms, consists of the knob, base, and face. Each side of the face is 7.5 centimetres long.

THE TAKEOVER OF THE CAPITAL - NEWSPAPER ARTICLE (ISSUED IN SEPTEMBER 1954)

06/11/2023 - 15:48:45

In the current era of mass media, on October 10 every year, newspapers and television stations nationwide simultaneously report on this historic event. The takeover of the Capital on October 10, 1954, has gone down in history as a Peace Festival for the people of the Capital. Going back in time, for nearly 70 years, through documentary footage and black and white photos tinged with time, especially the newspaper issues published weekly before the takeover of the capital, each person felt joy and emotion that was indescribable.

THE TRUMPET USED TO PERFORM THE NATIONAL ANTHEM ON SEPTEMBER 2, 1945

18/10/2023 - 11:23:46

Seventy-seven years have passed since the "Declaration of Independence" was read at Ba Dinh Square. The red flag with the yellow star was raised to the joy of tens of thousands of people as the majestic sounds of Tien Quan Ca (Army March - The national anthem of Vietnam) resounded:

LIGHT POLES OF THE FRENCH PERIOD

15/10/2023 - 14:57:27

Around 1884, French Ambassador Bonnal erected several light poles along the road around Hoan Kiem lake, Hanoi. These were the first light poles in Hanoi. In 1892, construction began on the Bo Ho lamp factory with a capacity of 0.5 MW running on oil. By 1899, the factory's capacity increased to 850 horsepower to meet the office power supply around Hoan Kiem lake. After that, the government installed more light poles around Hoan Kiem lake, Yen Phu dike border gate and several other locations. At this time in Hanoi, two types of light poles were manufactured: lit by oil and by electricity.

UNCLE HO AND THE TREE PLANTING FESTIVAL

28/09/2023 - 11:36:16

The Tree Planting festival, launched by Uncle Ho in the spring of 1959, has continued for over 60 years and is beloved by people in all parts of the country. Every year, when spring comes, people and governments everywhere organize a tree-planting festival according to Uncle Ho's will.

NATIONAL TREASURES AT HANOI MUSEUM

21/09/2023 - 09:41:08

The Hanoi Museum is conserving four groups of artifacts (total of 24 objects) which have been recognized as National Treasures according to Decision No.

PHU CUONG DRUM BASIN

20/09/2023 - 09:39:45

In March 1960, workers were constructing dikes in the Phu Cuong commune (Ba Vi) when they accidentally found a drum basin. Three artefacts were found, including two drum basins and one bronze bowl

WHITE GLAZED CERAMIC VASES AND POTS OF THE LY DYNASTY (11TH - 12TH CENTURY) AT HANOI MUSEUM

19/06/2023 - 15:30:30

White glazed ceramics of the Ly dynasty is a mainstream line in the history of Vietnamese ceramics. It was the main item serving the life of the Thang Long Imperial Palace and the aristocracy. 

HANG TRONG FOLK PAINTINGS

14/06/2023 - 09:36:36

Folk paintings, which appeared many centuries ago, are a precious treasure of Vietnamese national culture. Through many historical periods and the ups and downs of the country, these types of paintings still retain the playfulness, wit, and gentleness to express Vietnamese human values and culture.

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