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

Peter Kastain is a travel blogger and an explorer based in Hanoi. After spending 2 years traveling around Southeast Asia, he found his love in the culture, landscapes, and people of Vietnam. His goal is to introduce the beauty of Vietnam to people around the world - the beauty which is so special through his eyes


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