11 October 2007 (Thanh Nien News) – The 1000th anniversary of Hanoi is three years away, but preparations have already begun. The city is seeking cultural artifacts for a special collection commemorating the city’s long history.
Hanoi seeks cultural artifacts for 1000th anniversary
by Le Nguyen
Hanoi is appealing to Vietnamese and foreign individuals and organizations to join together in seeking out rare and valuable books and documents dating as far back as the year 1010 â€“ the year of Hanoiâ€™s beginning.
The goal of the project is to create a collection, entitled â€œThe 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long,â€ to help preserve and remember the capitalâ€™s cultural values.