Tien Phuoc district to mark 100th anniversary


(QNO) - A June 14-16 exhibition featuring 100 photos will mark the 100th anniversary of Tien Phuoc District in the central province of Quang Nam.

The district’s culture and information spokesman, Đặng Công Dung, said the event will also include a local cuisine festival, performances, a forestry product fair, and the opening of revolution-era relic centres in the district.

The district was established as a new district in the central province in in late 1816, during the Nguyễn dynasty, under the reign of King Khải Định . The district became a base of revolutionary force during the anti-French war and was the headquarters of the liberation army during the American war.

Tiên Phước was a land with a mixed culture of pre-Sa Huỳnh and Champa.

The district still preserves dozens of old houses and the memorial house of scholar Phan Châu Trinh (1872-1926).