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Hanoi to host conference on Hung Kings era

A national scientific conference on the heritage value of the Hung Kings era in Vietnamese history will be held in Hanoi on September 24, heard a recent press conference in the capital.

Speaking at the event, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Association of Historical Sciences (VAHS), PhD. Nguyen Quang Hoc said the event aims to evaluate new research in the last five decades on the first nation-building era of Vietnam, as well as draw experience and look forward to scientific research programmes in the next decades.

Hundreds of scientists and researchers of Vietnamese history and culture have registered to participate, who will focus on pointing out core issues and historic changes to evaluate the value of the Hung King era heritage.

According to Vice Chairman of the management council of the Hung King Cultural Research and Development Centre Tran Ngoc Tang, delegates will discuss three major issues: the Hung Kings era through historical documents and folk culture; the Hung Kings era through archaeological, anthropological and geographic data; and measures to preserve and promote relevant cultural heritage values.

Issues and information agreed upon at the event will be gathered to inform the public and the scientific community, contributing to preserving and upholding the cultural and historical values of the Hung Kings.