UNESCO to celebrate Vietnamese poets’ birth, death anniversaries

25/11/2021 10:34 5

UNESCO to celebrate Vietnamese poets’ birth, death anniversaries


PARIS — Poets Nguyễn Đình Chiểu and Hồ Xuân Hương, alongside 58 other cultural icons, have been officially honoured by UNESCO, with their birth and death anniversaries to be commemorated between 2022 and 2023.

The anniversary will celebrate the 200th birthday of Nguyễn Đình Chiểu as well as Hồ Xuân Hương’s 250th birth and 200th death anniversaries.

Those are Hồ Chí Minh’s 100th birthday (1990), Nguyễn Trãi’s 600th birthday (1980), Nguyễn Du’s 250th birthday (2015) and Chu Văn An’s 650th death anniversary (2019). VNS

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