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An exhibition displaying old photos and documents relating to the fight of the Vietnamese people against French-Spanish coalition forces in Da Nang in 1858-1860 opened at the Hoa Vang Martyrs Cemetery in Cam Le District on August 29.

The exhibition, which is part of a series of activities commemorating the 160th anniversary of the fighting in the previous century, features 85 documents and photos of the fight of Nguyen Tri Phuong (1800-1873), a famous general who commanded an army and civilians against the French-Spanish coalition forces.

A commemoration ceremony for the martyrs will be held at the Hoa Vang Martyrs  Cemetery on the night of August 30, while a seminar on the fighting will take place at the city’s administrative centre on August 31

Exhibition to commemorate martyrs


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