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Water industry technologies displayed in HCMC

In Uncategorized on November 11, 2010 at 1:54 pm

Hungarian paintings and statues displayed in city

In Uncategorized on November 5, 2010 at 10:57 am

Champa altar house to be displayed at New York Museum

In Vietnam Culture on January 17, 2010 at 4:00 pm









The antique Van Trach Hoa altar house was found in Thua Thien Hue Province in 1991. (Photo: SGGP)


The anitque Van Trach Hoa altar house has been chosen for display at the New York Museum in New York, the US, from February 2 to May 2, said a representative of the History and Revolution Museum of Thua Thien Hue Province.








 

The altar house was found in 1991 at Van Trach Hoa temple, Phong Thu commune, Phong Dien district.


The two-level antique is made from stone with Hindu carvings on each of its four sides.


According to an expert, the alter house dates from the 9th-10th century and was made by the Champa ethnic minority.


Along with the Van Trach Hoa altar house, 113 other antiques from the north, central and southern regions have been chosen for display at the New York Museum.


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Ancient bronze drum, holy cow displayed in Quang Tri

In Vietnam Culture on November 23, 2009 at 10:22 am

A 2,000-year-old bronze drum and statue of the sacred cow Nandin are being displayed at the Quang Tri Museum to mark the 64th anniversary of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23, 1945).








2,00-year-old bronze drum is being displayed at the Quang Tri Museum.

The drum was recently unearthed in Tra Loc village, Hai Xuan Commune, Hai Lang District in the central province of Quang Tri.


The statue of holy cow Nandin was found in an ancient Champa tower in Kim Dau village, Cam An Commune, Cam Lo District in the province.


According to the ancient Champa people, the Nandin Bull was a pure white bull that the Hindu God Shiva rode on. The sacred cow was also considered a lord of the castle.


The two antiques are now being presented to the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism for recognition as national cultural heritage items.


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VN’s biggest gong displayed at int’l festival

In Vietnam Culture on November 14, 2009 at 10:35 am

A ceremony to present Vietnam’s biggest gong was held by the Vietnamese Guinness Record Center in the city of Pleiku November 13.








 







The biggest gong in Vietnam is displayed in Pleiku, Gia Lai Province. (Photo: SGGP)

The gong, measuring 2.5 meters across and weighing 700 kilograms, was cast by artisans and experts at the Phuoc Kieu Bronze Casting Village in the central province of Quang Nam.


The gong took 90 days to take shape, with one ton of brass and 100 kilograms of other metals used.


The gong is displayed at the Green Field Cultural Park during the four-day the International Gong Festival in the central province of Gia Lai.


On the same day, there were gong performances by 15 troupes, including groups from Indonesia and Cambodia.


Three international troupes, including Laos, Myanmar and the Philippines, also performed at Dien Hong Park, Pleiku.


On the framework of the International Gong Festival 2009, Gia Lai Province’s People’s Committee held a conference on investment promotion.


The conference attracted more than 250 domestic businesses nationwide.


The province called for investment in 53 projects with a total capital of VND11.2 trillion.


Pham The Dung, chairman of the province’s People’s Committee, said the province needs businesses to invest in many fields, such as industrial plant processing, mining, tourism and wind power.


At the conference, many businesses donated over VND48 billion to the province’s social welfare fund to build houses and hospitals for disadvantaged people.


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