At the photo exhibition (Photo:

Thua Thien-Hue (VNA) – A photo exhibition themed “The Nguyen Dynasty and ancient Hue” opened in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on April 28.

The exhibition, organised by the Hue Relics Conservation Centre, showcased 164 documentary photos and 18 poems written by the Nguyen kings (1802-1945).

Also on display were 16 paintings which are versions of ancient drawings which reflect the Nguyen court’s activities.

On the occasion, the centre held a ceremony to hand over a project worth 8 billion VND (347,000 USD) to restore the Duc Lang corridor in the Hue Imperial Citadel.

Over the past ten years, the centre has restored 14 sections of corridor with a length of about 760 metres.

The same day, the Museum of Hue Culture held a display of gem stone artworks.-VNA