Exhibition on Con Dao Island opens in Vinh Long

Tuesday, 2018-06-12 12:00:14
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NDO - An exhibition entitled ‘Con Dao Island - Past and Present’ opened in Long Ho district in the southern province of Vinh Long on June 11.

The exhibition was jointly held by Vinh Long province’s Committee on Communication and Education and the Con Dao Museum.

Before the opening ceremony, leaders of Vinh Long province and delegates at the event offered incense at the commemorative house of late Chairman of the Council of Ministers Pham Hung, an outstanding revolutionary cadre and excellent student of President Ho Chi Minh.

The exhibition focuses on three main topics, including: Con Dao prison and the struggle of political prisoners during the 1862 - 1975 period, the construction and development Con Dao Island (1975 - 2016), and the Con Dao vision to 2030.

The exhibition also features more than 300 photos and documents honouring exemplary revolutionaries in the colonial prison.