This morning, June 12, in Vietnam Quoc Tu – Headquarters office of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Ho Chi Minh City; To celebrate the 10th City Buddhist Congress, the City’s Buddhist Culture Department opened a photo exhibition with the theme “Buddhism in Ho Chi Minh City – 40 years of construction and development”.
Attending the ribbon cutting to open the exhibition were the Elder Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang, Acting Dharma President of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Head of the City Buddhist Administration; with the Standing Honorable Men of the Executive Board.
Venerable Thich Tri Chon, Head of Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Culture Department, Head of the Organizing Committee shared the meaning of this event, “The exhibition with the theme: “Buddhism in Ho Chi Minh City – 40 years of construction and development” to honor the achievements of Buddhism in the City in 40 years (1982 – 2022); Thereby expressing gratitude to the great merits of the patriarchs and forefathers who have led the City’s Buddhism to overcome difficult periods during their tenures, making a great contribution to the cause of building and developing Buddhism. The Church in Ho Chi Minh City is as dignified and strong as it is today.”
This time, the Culture Department labored to synthesize 400 photos from many sources sent to exhibit Buddhist achievements with 11 main categories: Church Administration, Sangha, Ceremonies, Buddhist Education, and Culture. Education, Teaching, Teaching Buddhists, Charity – Society, External Relations, Enlightenment Newspaper and Typical Temples in Ho Chi Minh City.
According to information, the photo exhibition will take place at Vietnam Quoc Tu (District 10), from June 12 to 18, 2022. Also in the series of cultural events towards the 40th Anniversary of the founding of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Ho Chi Minh City and the 10th Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Congress, the Culture Department also organized the Music Night “Light of the Way in Vietnamese History. ” at 19:00 on June 18, 2022, at Hoa Binh Theater (3/2 Street, District 10).
Some recorded pictures: