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Tour (English): Behind the scenes – State Records & Archives Department of Vietnam

July 17, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


FVH is delighted to collaborate with the State Records and Archives Department of Vietnam. This afternoon we visit Archives Centre no. 3 which holds post-1945 to present day records. THIS IS A UNIQUE EVENT FOR THE HANOI COMMUNITY

We meet the Director – Tran Viet Hoa – and some of her team who will take us on a fascinating behind the scenes tour. See how paper documents, film, audio, photos and personal items are catalogued and stored. Look at and possibly hold precious original documents signed by people such as Hồ Chí Minh and General Võ Nguyên Giáp– items such as these are national treasures. We learn about the rules of archiving and the future plans the archives. It really is a unique and quite moving experience. And we have a former FVH member to thank for having introduced us to the Archives.

The State Records and Archives Department of Vietnam is a very active department which holds and manages many events and exhibitions throughout Vietnam.


Hanoi: Archives Centre no.1 holds Colonial records (pre-1945)

Saigon: Archives Centre no.2 holds Republic of Vietnam records.

Hanoi: Archives Centre no.3 holds Post-1945 records of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam

Today’s tour is at Centre 3. National Archives Centre III: 34 Phan Ke Binh, Ba Dinh District

Very max 15 people (due to space we cannot take more than this number)

When registering please also give your nationality + mobile number.

70,000 vnd pp

35,000vnd pp children under 15 and students

RSVP to Stella

Welcome note and meeting point details will be sent to those who RSVP

NB – this is a weekday event as as we need to run the tour during the Archives working hours (they are closed at weekends)

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July 17, 2020
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Stella Ciorra
01662 979 605