With the theme of “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelagoes - Historical and legal evidence,” the exhibition was co-organized by the Dak Lak provincial Department of Information and Communications, Krong Bong district’s People’s Committee and the Dak Lak Museum.

Delegates at the opening ceremony of the exhibition

The event featured over 100 images of documents and maps affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over the two archipelagoes such as the maps of Vietnam’s territory during the feudal period, the woodblocks and official documents under the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945).

The exhibition also introduced a map published in Western countries that proves Vietnam’s sovereignty over the two archipelagoes, a map published by Western countries and China admitting the two islands do not belong to China, and more.

An art performance at the opening ceremony

Apart from raising locals’ awareness, the event was held to introduce images of Vietnamese people and countries, contributing to promoting their solidarity spirit and responsibilities in safeguarding the national sovereignty over sea and islands.

Translated by Trung Thanh