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 OPENING AND AWARD CEREMONY OF THE 2023 VIETNAM FINE ARTS COMPETITION AND EXHIBITION

08/01/2024 - 10:51:01

The opening and award ceremony of the 2023 Vietnam Fine Arts Competition and Exhibition took place on the afternoon of December 6 at the Hanoi Museum.

THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE EXHIBITION “DECIPHERING THE MYSTERY OF KINH THIEN PALACE’S ARCHITECTURE”

08/01/2024 - 10:44:23

On November 29, 2023, the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (December 2, 1953 - December 2, 2023), the Institute of Imperial Citadel Studies - Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences coordinated with the Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports, Hanoi Museum and CMYK Vietnam to organize the exhibition "Deciphering the mystery of Kinh Thien Palace's architecture".

THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE EXHIBITIONS TO CELEBRATE VIETNAMESE CULTURAL HERITAGE DAY (NOVEMBER 23, 2005 - NOVEMBER 23, 2023)

08/01/2024 - 10:38:52

On the afternoon of November 21, 2023, the opening ceremony of exhibitions to honour the 18th anniversary of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23, 2005 - November 23, 2023) took place at Hanoi Museum. Exhibitions included Giang Vo military school and Le Dynasty weapon collection, the essence of Vietnamese craft villages through the perspective of contemporary interior design and the history of the formation of the earth through fossil collection.

THE CONFERENCE “HANOI CREATIVE CITIES DIALOGUES: BRAND BUILDING AND  SECTOR DEVELOPMENT”

08/01/2024 - 10:14:28

On November 21, at the Hanoi Museum, the Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports, in collaboration with the British Council, hosted the conference "Hanoi Creative Cities Dialogues: Brand Building and Sector Development" as part of the Hanoi Creative Design Festival 2023.

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.

ARCHITECTURE OF THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE INDOCHINA BANK IN HANOI THROUGH ARCHIVED DOCUMENTS

08/01/2024 - 09:32:38

In 1885, in Paris - France, the Indochina Bank was established with the exclusive role of printing money in Indochina, providing finance for foreign trade and supporting business activities in all fields. Indochina Bank opened its Headquarters in Hanoi in 1887 in a house on Jules Ferry Street (now Hang Trong Street), but this location does not befit the status of a financial authority. Construction started on the new headquarters in Courbet Avenue (now Ly Thai To Street) on an area of 3150m2 and was completed in 1931.

THE ART OF MAKING IMPERIAL EDICT PAPER IN HANOI - A TRADITIONAL CRAFT TO BE RESTORED AND PRESERVED

20/12/2023 - 10:21:32

Nghia Do Village is located on the right bank of the To Lich River and consists of four hamlets: Tien Thuong (also known as Xom Tan), Van Long (also known as Lang Dau), Yen Phu (also known as An Phu), and Trung Nha (also known as Lang Nghe). The village specializes in the production of paper for Imperial edicts (giay nghe). Together with Yen Thai Village, Dong Xa Village, and Ho Khau Village, they form a cluster of paper-making villages. Nghia Do was formerly part of Tu Liem District, Ha Dong Province, but now it is Nghia Do Ward, Cau Giay District, Hanoi. In the past, the villagers mainly relied on weaving and paper-making as their livelihoods, while rice fields were leased to tenant farmers.

ASEAN’S UNESCO CREATIVE CITIES NETWORK CONFERENCE IN HANOI

12/12/2023 - 16:00:35

The ASEAN’s UNESCO Creative Cities Network Conference took place at Hanoi Museum on November 18, as part of the Hanoi Creative Design Festival 2023, with a focus on Urban Regeneration and Sustainable Development.

SUNG SAM CAVE

04/12/2023 - 09:20:40

In March 1974, professor Tran Quoc Vuong, a lecturer in the history department of the University of Hanoi (now University of Social Sciences and Humanities), visited the Huong Son relic site and accidentally saw traces showing the presence of primitive humans in the area. Exploring with the local people, Professor Tran Quoc Vuong discovered the site of Sung Sam cave, a relic that is still relatively intact and does not have any architectural works built in the later stage. The Sung Sam site was officially excavated by archaeologists in the early days of the festival season, March 1975.

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