The exhibition introduces many documents and artifacts related to the battle that lasted 12 days and nights in Hanoi in December 1972 in which the air defence - air force, army, and people of Hanoi and other northern localities defended against US air strikes.
Chairman of Hoan Kiem District People's Committee Pham Tuan Long said that the artifacts introduced at the exhibition help remind the heroic memories of the capital's army and people, the victory contributed to a historical turning point for Hanoi and the country.
Along with many response activities that have been and are taking place throughout the city, the exhibition is expected to become a place of traditional education, upholding pride and love for the 'Heroic Capital', 'City for Peace'.
On this occasion, Hoan Kiem District held many events to celebrate the victory of "Hanoi - Dien Bien Phu in the air" such as: the screening of documentary film called "Hanoi - Dien Bien Phu in the air in December 1972" at Hoan Kiem Lake Cultural Information Centre; the display of 50 black-and-white documentary photographs of the "Hanoi - Dien Bien Phu in the air" victory on the pedestrian street; and an art performance titled “Giai Dieu Hoa Binh" (peaceful melodies) at Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Centre.
The series of activities will continue until the end of December 25.