(TITC) – Photos of Viet Nam’s world heritage were exhibited in the Republic of Korea’s Capital of Seoul from May 20-30, 2016.
Complex of Hue Monuments
The event was co-organised by Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Viet Nam, Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea, the Korean Cultural Centre in Viet Nam (KCCV), and the Korea-Vietnam Culture Communication Centre (KCCC).
There were 100 photos displayed in the exhibition including UNESCO-recognised cultural heritage sites namely Complex of Hue Monuments, Ha Long Bay, My Son Sunctuary, Hoi An Ancient Town, Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, Citadel of the Ho Dynasty, Trang An Landscape Complex; and intangible cultural heritage forms of Nha Nhac – Vietnamese Court Music, The Space of Gong Culture in Central Highlands, Quan ho Bac Ninh Folk Songs, Ca Tru Singing, Giong Festival at Phu Dong and Soc Temples, Art of Don ca tai tu Music and Song in the South of Viet Nam, Xoan Singing in Phu Tho Province, Vi and Giam Folk Songs of Nghe Tinh.
Viet Nam, known as an attractive destination with beautiful natural sceneries and the hospitality of local people, particularly a series of UNESCO-recognized world heritage sites, has become increasingly appealing to domestic and international tourists.
The photos of world heritage represented not only the beauty of natural landscapes, but also the cultural diversity and the prosperity of many dynasties in Viet Nam. The exhibition contributed to introducing the Viet Nam’s landscapes and culture to Korean citizens and promoting the values of Viet Nam’s world heritage.
Some photos of Viet Nam’s world heritage at the exhibition (Source: Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition):
Ha Long Bay
Hoi An Ancient Town
Quan ho Bac Ninh Folk Songs