After the August Revolution (1945), the Republic Democratic of Vietnam was born, the Vietnamese Communist Party planed to implement a program of Land reform. It was an element of the democratic national revolution to demolish the land ownership of feudal system and landlords, and redistribute the land to poor peasants.
The Land reform had created a massive change in social, political and economic sectors. The production relations in the villages were renovated to generate a powerful resource in the rural areas. A new stage of social, cultural and economic development was opened and contributing to the victory of the resistance war against French and the North building campaign later. The Land reform is a right policy of Vietnamese Communist Party.
With the intention of providing public documents and materials and true perspective about the Land reform in Vietnam during 1946-1957; and to celebrate the 69th anniversary of the August Revolution and the National Day 2-9; the VNMH Museum is going to launch a temporary exhibition entitled "Land reform 1946-1957".
In an exhibition area of 230m2, the exhibition will introduce over 150 documents and objects related to the land reform program preserved in the VNMH Museum and reserve institutions and museums as: Reserve Department of Central Party Office, Governmental Office, National Assembly's Office, National Reserve Center I, II, III, Ho Chi Minh Museum, and provincial museums of Hung Yen, Thai Nguyen, Nam Dinh and Thai Binh. Many rare and unique objects and documents will be showcased for the first time.
The showcase will contain two parts:
Part 1: Villages in Vietnam before the Land reform: The situations of land before August Revolution 1945; Life of landlords and peasants before August Revolution 1945.
Part 2: Land Reform 1946 – 1957: The policy on Land reform of the Party and Government; Land reform; Error and Corrections; Successfully completion.
The exhibition "Land reform 1946-1957" will be opened at 9:30am, September 8, 2014 at 25 Tong Dan, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
VNMH Museum would like to invite guests, reporters and visitors locally and internationally to visit the exhibition.
For our reserve work, we would like to request reporters to send your articles to:
Vietnam National Museum of History
Tel: (84.4) 38253518