Photos and documents capturing the glorious moments of Hanoi’s celebrations of Liberation Day on October 10, 1954 are on display at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in downtown Hanoi.

The exhibition, “Hanoi: Moments of October 1954”, was launched on October 3 to celebrate the 64th anniversary of the capital city’s liberation.

Its photos and stories tell visitors about the triumphant Vietnamese army arriving to take over the capital city from colonial French rulers; the flag salute ceremony at Cot Co stadium to celebrate Hanoi’s victory on October 10, 1954; the withdrawal of the French troops from Hanoi; the thousands of Hanoians that shared a cheerful moment over the victory; and memories of people on the historic day.-VNA