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100 bronze drums cast to celebrate millennium

A ceremony was held in Dong Tien Commune, Dong Son District, central province of Thanh Hoa on September 11 to kick off the casting of 100 bronze drums as gifts to Hanoi for its millennium celebrations.

According to Chairman of the Lam Kinh Cultural Heritage Association Ho Quang Son, each drum, which measures 30cm in diameter and 24cm in height, will be decorated with 100 dragons symbolising 100 offspring of Mother Au Co.

The drums will be Thanh Hoa’s only exhibits at the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi, he said, adding that businesses, organisations and individuals can register to buy the products as souvenir at the grand celebration.

The casting of the drums is conducted by famous artisans Thieu Quang Tung and Nguyen Minh Tuan
Updated : 15-10-2010 23:21:02
Source : VNA
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