VOV.VN - Hoang Trung Hai, Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee, participated in a ceremony alongside local authorities on April 20 to celebrate the 1,080th anniversary of King Ngo Quyen’s ascent to the throne in the year 939 in Co Loa citadel, now in Dong Anh district in the northern outskirts of Hanoi.
The Cao Dai Tay Ninh Church in the southern province of Tay Ninh held the grand ritual dedicated to the Duc Chi Ton (Supreme Being) or Great Father who they believe to be the ancestor of the world, on February 12.
Hanoi capital city will include the two local heritage sites – the Thang Long imperial citadel and the Co Loa citadel relic – in the curriculum of local schools.
Architects, historians and scientists discussed measures to preserve Co Loa - Hanoi’s oldest citadel - and promote its cultural and historical value at a conference in Hanoi last weekend.
Four hundred representatives from foreign embassies and organisations in Vietnam took part in a spring trip around the Co Loa historical relic site and Dao Thuc water puppetry village in Hanoi on March 24.
Hanoi needs to accelerate the preservation and restoration of the ancient citadel of Hanoi and the Co Loa Citadel, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.
The Khong gian Viet (Viet space) display area was officially put into operation in the Co Loa Citadel on February 1 as part of efforts to diversify cultural activities in the national historical-cultural relic site.
VOV.VN - The Hanoi Department of Tourism recently held seminars in Ho Chi Minh City and Danang highlighting the city’s tourism opportunities and educating the staff of some 100 local travel agencies on the ‘Magic of Hanoi’.
Work to restore Cao Lo Vuong Temple in the northern Bac Ninh province has been officially launched.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai on August 24 gave the green light to a proposal on building the National Exhibition and Fair Centre covering 300 ha in Co Loa commune, Hanoi’s Dong Anh district.
The Co Loa archeological, architectural and historical relic site has received a certificate recognising it as a special national relic.
The Centre for Preservation of Co Loa Relics, Thang Long Ancient Citadel has asked for permission to conduct research and compile a dossier for the Co Loa citadel to seek world cultural heritage status.