On August 18, 2020, the opening ceremony of the Special Exhibition “Independence day-2nd of September” took place at the Viet Nam National Museum of History at No.25, Tong Dan, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
Panorama of the Opening Ceremony
Attending the ceremony were: Mr. Nguyen Van Hung, Member of the Party Central Executive Committee, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Mr. Duong Trung Quoc - National Assembly’s member, General Secretary of Vietnam Association of Historical Sciences; Ms. Le Thi Thu Hien, Director of Cultural Heritage Department; Mr. Ma The Anh - Deputy Director, Manager of the Department of Fine Arts, Exhibition Photography; Associate Prof. Dr. Do Van Tru - General Secretary of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Association; Associate Prof. Dr. Nguyen Lan Cuong- General Secretary of Vietnam Association of Archaeologycal; representatives of Vietnam Final Arts; Ho Chi Minh’s Vestigate in the Presidential Palace Area; Ho Chi Minh Museum; Vietnam Military History Museum, Dr. Nguyen Van Doan - Director of the National Museum of History; dedicators who were donated artifacts to the VNMH; retired officials, together with all officers of the VNMH and the press agencies.
Dr. Nguyen Van Doan, VNMH’s Director giving a speech at the Opening
Ceremony Delegates cutting opening ribbon
With over 150 artifacts, photos, documents, The exhibition present to the public 2 parts: Strength of the National and Independence day-2nd of September with many typical artifacts and documents such as: Resolution, Instrument of the Party Central Committee, Collection of newspapers; collection of leaflets; collection of wweapons; National flag, National Anthem, Artifacts collection contributed by Vietnamese people for purchase in August Revolution; artifacts and documents to show Independence day-2nd of September at Ba Dinh square and the birth of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam; artifacts, photos, documents for the ceremony of Independence day-2nd of September at the Ba Dinh square and the birth of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
Among the exhibits, there were many valuable documents and objects such as: Revolution of the 8th Central Congress the communist Party of Indochine, May, 1941; Directire “Japanese and French at war and our action” of the standing committee of the communist Party of Indochine, March 13, 1945; Coins collection contributed by Vietnamese people for purchase of weapon to prepare for general Uprising in 1945; Declaration of Independence was drafted and read by President Ho Chi Minh at Ba Dinh square, Ha Noi on September 2nd, 1945; The song of the marching troops - National Anthem of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam was composed by Van Cao Musician in 1944 (manuscript signed by Van Cao Musician, he donated to the Vietnam Revolution Museum (the VNMH); Collection of monies of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam-Banknote with photo of Uncle Ho; Micro used by President Ho Chi Minh to read the Declaration of Independence on September 2nd, 1945; the stories and memories of historical witnesses for the The Independence day-2nd of September.
Especial, the first time The VNMH present to public two notebook used by the Government office to record the daily working of President Ho Chi Minh from September 2nd, 1945 to October 17, 1945.
Delegates visiting the Exhibition
Public visiting the Exhibition
Two notebooks used by the Government office to record the daily working of President Ho Chi Minh from September 2nd, 1945 to October 17, 1945.
Khaki clothes wrote by President Ho Chi Minh after the August Revolution successfully.
Giving his speech at the opening ceremony, Dr. Nguyen Van Doan emphasized: Through this Exhibition, the VNMH desires to help the public, especially the younger generation to better understand the historical landmark of the August Revolution 1945, the strength of the national solidarity the value of independence, freedom… to contribute to the cause of national construction, protection of independence sovereignty and territorial integrity. On behalf of the VNMH’s leadership board, Director Nguyen Van Doan extended deep thanks
attention and direction of the leaders of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Scientists; Delegates; Museum-worker; The press agencies and Central televisions and Ha Noi for attended and reported this exhibition!
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thu Hoan, Vice Director of the VNMH gave flowers and Certificates to dedicators who were donated artifacts to the VNMH
On this occasion, the VNMH organized the donation ceremony of artifacts and gave Certificates to dedicators who were donated artifacts to the VNMH.
The Special Exhibition “Independence day-2nd of September” will open from August, 18,2020 until the end of December 2020.