At Ba Dinh Square on September 2, 1945, President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence.

The event is to mark the 75th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19) and the National Day (September 2).

On display are 100 documents and photos featuring the national aspiration for independence and the spread of that aspiration. They also confirm that the Vietnamese people have the right to and sacred aspiration for independence and freedom. That aspiration comes  from the national patriotism tradition.

A painting of President Ho Chi Minh chairing a National Congress in Tan Trao on August 16 and 17, 1945

At  the exhibition, visitors will learn more about the victory of the August Revolution in 1945, which led to the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, on September 2 the same year. Other important historical events of the nation are also showcased during the exhibition.

Visitors can see the exhibits displayed online at the website trungbayonline.hoangthanhthanglong.vn.

Source: PANO/VNA

Translated by Mai Huong