Traffic Problem in Hanoi 1000th Anniversary

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In the year of 1010, Ly Cong Uan, one of VN King, decided to move capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long (Hanoi). This year Vietnam will celebrate the 1,000th anniversary with a great ceremony (from 1st to 10th of October). There will be many events during this period, so traffic in Hanoi will be affected seriously, particularly in main days.

Detailed activities for the ten-day anniversary:

October 1

  • 8am: Opening ceremony at Ly Thai To Flower Garden (in front of Hoan Kiem Lake)
  • 9.30am: Art shows at five stages around Hoan Kiem Lake
  • 2pm: Exhibition of literary and art works about Hanoi at 2 Hoa Lu, Hai Ba Trung Street
  • 3pm: Photo exhibition about Hanoi at 45 Trang Tien
  • 7.30pm: Exhibition of Vietnam and Hanoi’s economic-social achievements at 138 Giang Vo
  • 7.30pm: Film week at National Cinema Center, 87 Lang Ha
  • 8pm: Video conference between Hanoi and other provinces on VTV channel, special arts show and ao dai performance around Hoan Kiem Lake

October 2

  • 8am: Exhibition of artifacts about Hanoi’s 1,000 years at the Thang Long Royal Citadel, 9 Hoang Dieu and 19 Nguyen Tri Phuong
  • 9am: Introduction of a bookshelf about Thang Long-Hanoi at National Library, 31 Trang Thi
  • 2pm: Announcement of a comprehensive scientific research work about Hanoi at the Hanoi Opera House
  • 8pm: Introduction of new songs about Hanoi at Ba Kieu Temple
  • 8pm: Thang Long-Hanoi International Tourism Festival to open at Bao Son Heaven Park

October 3

  • 7am: Ha Noi Moi newspaper marathon race around Hoan Kiem Lake
  • Final match of Thang Long-Hanoi Football Cup at My Dinh Stadium
  • 8pm: Thang Long-Hanoi in Ho Chi Minh Age art show at Hang Day Stadium

October 4

  • 8.30am: Award ceremony of the contest about knowledge of Thang Long-Hanoi’s 1,000 years and the city’s heroes at the Hanoi Opera House
  • 3pm: Exhibition of Vietnamese heroes and great men in Vietnamese culture at the Revolutionary Museum, 25 Ton Dan
  • 3.30pm: Exhibition of famous battles and military campaigns in Vietnam’s military history at the Vietnam Military History Museum, 28A Dien Bien Phu
  • 5pm: Calligraphy exhibition and festival at the Temple of Literature
  • 8pm: Award ceremony of the national press contest about Thang Long-Hanoi’s 1,000 years at 8 Huynh Thuc Khang
  • 8pm: Thang Long-Hanoi ancient dance show at Ly Thai To flower garden

October 5

  • 9am: Introducing the Hanoi ceramic road on Yen Phu road
  • 2pm: Bat Trang ceramic – Tradition and Modernity exhibition at Bat Trang village
  • 2pm: Hearts for Thang Long-Hanoi exhibition at Hanoi Cultural Friendship Palace
  • 8pm: A music show of famous Vietnamese artists at the Hanoi Opera House
  • 8pm: A great show entitled “Thang Long Spirit – Song for the Country” at Hang Day Stadium

October 6

  • 8am: Hanoi Kite Festival at My Dinh square
  • 8am: Martial arts performance at Quan Ngua Sports Palace
  • 8.30: Inauguration of Hanoi Museum
  • 2pm: Inauguration of Hoa Binh Park at Tu Liem district
  • 2pm: Inauguration of President Ho Chi Minh – President Ton Duc Thang statues at Thong Nhat park
  • 2pm: Old Hanoi photo exhibition at Hanoi Museum, Pham Hung road
  • 2.30pm: Inauguration of Kim Dong Theatre at 19 Hang Bai
  • 8pm: Inauguration of Worker Theatre at 42 Trang Tien
  • 8pm: Inauguration of Dai Nam Theatre at 48 Hue Street
  • 8pm: Hanoi food festival at Ho Tay Water Park

October 7

  • 8am: International workshop on Hanoi’s sustainable development at 11 Le Hong Phong
  • 9am: Award ceremony of international contest about Hanoi at the Hanoi Opera House
  • 8pm: Traditional music show at Hanoi Opera House

October 8

  • 7am: Cultural and arts program for youngsters at outdoor stages around Hoan Kiem Lake
  • 8pm: Meeting of 1,000 heroes and heroic mothers at the National Convention Center
  • 8pm: Street festival at State Bank of Vietnam Square, 49 Ly Thai To

October 9

  • 8am: Inauguration of Thanh Tri and Vinh Tuy Bridges
  • 9.30am: Inauguration of Thang Long Avenue
  • 8pm: Shows by international art troupes at outdoor stages in Hanoi

October 10

  • 8am: Meeting and marching at Ba Dinh Square
  • 8pm: Cultural and art festival at My Dinh Stadium

Roads banned in Hanoi

– On October 1 from 5 am to 11.30 am, these roads are banned: Dinh Tien Hoang (from Trang Tien to Tran Nguyen Han), Le Lai, Le Thach, Trang Tien, Hang Khay, Le Thai To, Hang Gai, Hang Bong, Hang Dau, Cau go, Lo Su, Nguyen Huu Huan, tran Ngyen Han, Ly Thai To,Ngo Quyen, Hai Ba Trung, Hang Bai, Tran Hung Dao, Ly Thuong Kiet, Quang Trung,Quan Su, Trang Thi, Hang Trong.


– On October 3rd, 7th and from 20h00 of 09th to 12h00 of 10th : All vehicles will be strictly banned on these routes (except priority vehicles): Hung Vuong, Hoang Van Thu, Chua Mot Cot, Doc Lap, Ong Ich Khiem, Ba Huyen Thanh Quan, Ton That Dam, Nguyen Canh Chan, Bac Son,Mai Xuan Thuong, Le Hong Phong, duong Thanh Nien, Hoang Hoa Tham (from Mai Xuan Thuong to Lieu Giai),Thuy Khue (from Quan Thanh to Tam Da) Quan Thanh (from Thanh Nien to Hoe Nhai),Phan Dinh Phung (from Hang Bun to Hung Vuong), Dien Bien Phu, Chu Van An, Hoang Dieu, Nguyen Tri Phuong, Nguyen Thai Hoc, Trang Thi, Hang Khay, Trang Tien, routes around Cach mang thang 8 square, Tran quang khai, Tran Khanh Du, Kim Ma, Lieu Giai, Van Cao, Nguyen Chi Thanh (from La Thanh to Kim Ma), Yen Phu, Bach Thao park.


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