Can Tho exhibition promotes ethnic cultures hinh anh 1At the exhibition. (Source: VNA)

Can Tho (VNA) – A photography and book exhibition featuring Vietnam’s ethnic groups opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on August 17 to celebrate the occasions of the 73rd August Revolution (August 19) and National Day (September 2).

Pham Van Luan, deputy director of the municipal Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, said that the exhibition gathered valuable documents from the Can Tho Library and other libraries nationwide.

The exhibit highlights the varied cultures of each ethnic group, helping to promote and preserve their cultural values during the nation’s current development and integration process.

The exhibition is comprised of 54 photos on Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups; as well as 800 documents that relate to the Party and State’s policies and laws on ethnic affairs and studies of their histories and cultures.

The event will remain open to visitors until September 5. The exhibit will then be introduced to locals through mobile libraries and communal libraries. –VNA