For this occasion, a photo exhibition with the theme of excavation from the entrails of the earth will be opened in the morning of December 15 at the citadel’s preservation centre. Hundreds of pictures of the citadel during its process of excavating will be shown to the public.
In addition, an art festival with music and dance performances by local artists will also be organized at the district’s conference centre on the night of December 15.
Built in 1397, the Ho Dynasty Citadel was the capital of Vietnam from 1398 to 1407 under the Ho Dynasty. It is the only stone citadel remaining in South East Asia and is one of the few remaining in the world. It was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO in 2011.