An exhibition featuring 100 photographs of Vietnam and it’s people taken by Australian journalist Wilfred Burchett, opened in Ho Chi Minh City on October 28 to mark his 100th birth anniversary(September 16).
Wilfred Burchett was an outstanding journalist who took remarkable pictures of
Under the theme “Wilfred Burchett and
|Painter George Burchett - son of Australian journalist Wilfred Burchett (4th, R) at the exhibition|
The photo exhibition has been divided into 3 parts: Part 1 titled ‘North of the 17th Parallel’ depicts Viet Bac base on Dien Bien Phu Battlefield. Part 2 shows the daily life of people in the north during the years 1954-1956, with also images of combat operations in the southern battlefields from 1963-1964. Part 3 shows
Many photographs in the exhibition highlight the great friendship between the journalist and President Ho Chi Minh, Prime Minister Pham Van Dong, General Vo Nguyen Giap and many other Vietnamese leaders, showing his strong support for
Speaking at the opening ceremony, VNA General Director Nguyen Duc Loi said Wilfred Burchett was not only a great journalist but also a great friend who always supported the Vietnamese people during the resistance struggle against the
The exhibition will run until Nov. 25, and serve to remind the younger generations of the sacrifices made by the people of