Photo exhibition about World Heritage Sites in Vietnam
As part of activities in the Red Flamboyant Flower Festival 2014, an exhibition was opened in Haiphong city on 10th May. In this event, by displaying 280 photos, the visitors could have a panorama view about the beauty of almost World Heritage Sites in Vietnam.
Those are the photos of UNESCO-recognized tangible and intangible heritage examples of Viet Nam, including Halong Bay, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Thang Long Imperial Citadel, the Citadel of Ho Dynasty, Hue Citadel, My Son Sanctuary, Hoi An, Hue nha nhac (royal music), the Highlands’ gong culture, Quan Ho love duet, Ca Tru (ceremonial singing), Giong Festival in Phu Dong and Soc temple.
This exhibition also presents photos of Cat Ba Island which has been recognised as the Biosphere Reserve by the United Nations Organisation for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO). This island consider as an ecological system typical of Vietnam, involves tropical rain forests on limestone area, coral reefs, sand beach and mysterious caves…
Owning the diversity of around 2,300 different types of fauna and flora, Catba becomes nowadays the ideal site for all visitors drop off from the Halong bay cruises. By combining Catba Island with Halong bay- a famous World Natural Heritage site in Northern Vietnam, there are more and more abroad tourists prefer to stay one night in this beautuiful island when taking 3 days/2 nights Halong bay tour.
At the moment, Haiphong city will do everything possible to work on a Cat Ba Archipelago profile for submission to UNESCO for recognition as a world natural heritage site.
The exhibition will open until May 20th.