Art performance at the opening ceremony (Source:

The exhibition titled “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa, Truong Sa: Historical and legal evidences”, aimed to raise awareness of protecting the country’s sea and islands sovereignty among officers, soldiers and people.

On showcase are photos and documentaries, including those issued by the Vietnamese feudal states from the 17th to 20th century and others written in ancient Chinese, French and Vietnamese languages, together with nearly 100 maps and atlases asserting Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes.

Young people to the exhibition (Source:

The exhibition also features 65 maps certifying that the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes belong to Vietnam, published by Western nations since the 17th century.

It will run until May 25th, 2018./.