(HBO) – The Hoa Binh Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism recently launched an exhibition on antique bronze drums found in the province. The opening ceremony was attended by Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Chuong along with representatives from some departments and sectors, and over 100 students across Hoa Binh city.
Van Chuong, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee and other
delegates cut the ribbon to kick off the exhibition.
Bronze drums are treasures left by ancestors since
the nation’s foundation. The Dong Son culture dated back to the first century
BC was seen as the most brilliant period of development of bronze drums in
Vietnam. So far over 1,000 bronze drums have been found, mainly in northern
In Hoa Binh alone, the cradle of Hoa Binh
culture, more than 100 ancient bronze drums of all kinds have been uncovered,
ranking second nationwide in the number, after the north central province of
Ancient bronze drums in Hoa Binh are mainly of
the Heger II type (over 90 percent). They are dated from the first century to
the 17th century.
The drums were discovered in almost all
districts in the province. Apart from some drums found in ancient Muong tombs,
the remainder was mainly uncovered by chance when locals dug ditches or built houses
On display at the provincial museum were nearly
200 documents and objects featuring the origin and values of ancient bronze
The exhibition is one of the activities to
welcome the Hoa Binh culture-tourism week 2019 with the aim of introducing the
local bronze drums and unique culture of ethnic groups in the province./.
(HBO) - Tan Lac - Muong Bi is one of 4 Muong ancient areas of the province imbued with Muong cultural values with the rich and unique identity. On the basis of the beautiful natural scenery, the cultural space of Muong ethnic identity still exists in the people’s daily life and production. In particular, the culture of gongs, costumes, traditional occupations, festivals and cuisine of Muong ethnic people are unique and sophisticated. Tan Lac district has been focusing on conserving, preserving and developing these unique cultural values.
(HBO) – Hoa Binh province is home to two Dao ethnic minority groups, namely Dao quan chet and Dao tien, who mainly live in Da Bac, Kim Boi, Cao Phong, Mai Chau, Ky Son and Luong Son districts, and Hoa Binh city.
(HBO) – In 2019, all 146 residential areas of Luong Son district, Hoa Binh province, registered for the title of cultural residential area. Only 80.8 percent of them, or 118, were selected for the title. It showed that the selection process was serious and transparent to honour those that deserve.
(HBO) - In 2019, Tan Lac district is considered to be a successful year in the field of cultural and artistic activities. The district has achieved high results in competitions and performances in Hoa Binh province and the region.
(HBO) - The Organizing Committee of the Cultural and Tourism Week of Hoa Binh province organized a review and assessment of the Provincial Cultural and Tourism Week in 2019. Mr. Nguyen Van Chuong, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee chaired the meeting.
(HBO) - Currently there are 94 cultural and historical relics, revolutionary historical sites and landscapes that have been ranked in the whole province. They include 53 provincial-level relics and 41 national-level ones.