Photo exhibition on Italy’s Culture showcased in Hanoi
The opening ceremony of “Italian Sites on the UNESCO Heritage List” photo exhibition was hosted by the Italian Embassy in Vietnam with the sponsorship of NEM Fashion on October 25 at the showroom on 45 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi.
The exhibition is part of a number of activities in “Vietnam – Italy 2011” programme, which aims to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Italy’s Unification (1861) and allow visitors to understand more about Italy.
There have been 911 landscapes recognised as Cultural Heritage sites by UNESCO worldwide of which 45 are located in Italy. This affirms the importance of the country Internationally as being a centre of culture.
The show “Italian Sites on the UNESCO Heritage List” offers a unique view of the most valuable treasures in Italy These sites were specifically chosen as cultural landmarks of the world, not only for the Italian people, but to be shared by people internationally.
The exhibition will run until October 28.