(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./.
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