Visitors look at photos of the exhibition (Photo: VNA)

 

Quang Ngai (VNA) – An exhibition entitled "Ly Son - Sea and Island Culture Heritage” opened in Ly Son district of the central province of Quang Ngai on June 29 as part of the first Ly Son Culture - Tourism Week.

On showcase are about 80 images and 50 exhibits and documents introducing Ly Son’s geological characteristics and history, along with locals’ daily life and their activities to protect the country’s sea and island sovereignty.

Using the digital 3D technology, the exhibition also displays maps and documents on Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes. The maps and documents are seen as historical and legal evidence proving Vietnamese sovereignty over the islands.

Vice Chairman of the district People’s Committee Le Van Ninh said the event aims to introduce Ly Son’s traditional cultural values, festivals and beautiful landscapes to both locals and foreign tourists.

In addition, it also proves Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes as well as raises public awareness of protecting the national sovereignty over the islands, he added.

The exhibition and the Ly Son Culture - Tourism Week will run until July 2.-VNA