An international workshop on archaeology opened in Hanoi on Feb. 29 as a preparation for an upcoming display of Vietnam ’s precious archaeological items in Germany.
During the three-day workshop, domestic and foreign historians, researchers and archaeologists are expected to deliver 20 reports, presenting an overview on Vietnam’s history with a focus on the country’s cultures such as Dong Son, Sa Huynh, Oc Eo and Champa and latest studies on the Thang Long-Dai Viet culture through antiques of the Thang Long royal citadel.
The event is being jointly held by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the German Goethe Institute in Hanoi, and Vietnamese and German partners.
The event is a chance for both sides, particularly Vietnamese and German partners involving in the upcoming display of Vietnam ’s archaeological items in Germany, to share and discuss information.
The items will be on display in three states in Germany in 2014 and 2015, making contributions to promoting the Southeast Asian country’s culture.
The exhibition is expected to draw German people’s attention to the Vietnamese culture and encourage them to visit Vietnam as an increasing number of Germans choose Vietnam as their destination for tourism and economic investment. (Source: VNA)