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Northern province displays largest bronze drum in Vietnam

In Uncategorized on November 26, 2010 at 11:22 am

The largest bronze drum, which sets Vietnam Guinness Record, is being displayed at the Ho Chi Minh Commemorative House, northern Thanh Hoa Province.

The largest bronze drum in Vietnam is displayed in Thanh Hoa Province.

The drum was offered by Mr. Nguyen Xuan Lam’s family for the occasion of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23).

The drum has a height of 1.51m and weighs 1,840 kg. The drumhead features a Lac bird (a kind of bird in Vietnamese folktales), humans and animals with an eight-pointed star in the centre.

Four famous relics of Thanh Hoa province were embossed on its body, including the gravestone of Vinh Lang in Tho Xuan district, the Gia Mieu communal house in Ha Trung district, the old imperial city of the Ho dynasty and Ham Rong Bridge.

Source: SGGP

Hanoi displays VN’s army’s handmade weapons

In Vietnam Culture on September 9, 2009 at 2:46 am

More than 700 weapons are displayed at the exhibition by the end of this year. (Photo: SGGP)

An exhibition on weapons used by Vietnamese soldiers during the wars against French colonialism and the US army opened September 1 at the Vietnam Military History Museum in Hanoi.

With 716 objects, including primitive weapons spears and spike-traps, and heavy weapons like guns, mines, and grenades produced by the Vietnamese army, the exhibition shows visitors the development of making weapons by the Vietnamese army, as well as Vietnamese’s cleverness and creativeness.

The hand-made weapons have been considered as one of the incredibilities of the people war strength.

The exhibition will be opened until the end of this year.

Source: SGGP