From the 10th of October 2010 – Hanoi – Vietnam
Not every town can know the exact date of its foundation. The Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, remembers it was created in 1010 when King Ly Thai To left his capital Hoa Lu to settle there. This first millennial will be celebrated with great pomp on a date that is highly symbolic: 10.10.10 (10 October 2010). Aside from the parades, puppet shows and fire works, the disciplines in which the Vietnamese excel, the celebration includes the inauguration of the new museum of the History of Hanoi, designed by the German agency GMP in the new districts that have undergone an accelerated vertical urbanization. Contemporary creation is also included in the program, since aside from the Ceramic Road (mosaics), 4 kilometers long made by numerous artists that decorates the dam, there is a lot of expectation around the happening led by Dao Anh Khanh, who likes to mix dance, fire and acrobatics. His installation should extend to almost a kilometer in the district of Gia Lam, with dozens of inflamed cones that copy the shape of young bamboo. This symbolizes, no doubt, the energy of a city that is developing in all directions and which Uncle Ho would have trouble recognizing…

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