(HBO) - In the afternoon of November 22, the People's Committee of Hoa Binh City held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the route named after French archaeologist - Ms. Madeleine Colani. Mr. Van Khanh, the Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee, Mr. Nguyen Van Toan, the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee. Dr. Philippe LE FAILLER, the Chief Representative of the Institute of the French Far East in Vietnam attended the ceremony.



Mr.  Bui Van Khanh, the Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee and the delegates were cutting the ribbon to inaugurate the route named after French archaeologist - Ms. Madeleine Colani.

The archaeologist, Madeleine Colani, was born in 1866, is a geologist, a paleontologist and an archaeologist, who has made great contributions to the formation and development of Vietnam's archeology in particular and Indochina archeology in general. From 1926 to 1932, her survey space was the limestone mountains of Hoa Binh, Ninh Binh, Thanh Hoa, Quang Binh provinces. Ms. M. Colani discovered and excavated 54 Hoa Binh cultural sites in the North of Vietnam, in which most of the sites are located in Hoa Binh province… Ms. M. Colani is the person who has pioneered in discovering and researching "Hoa Binh Culture”.



Mr. Bui Van Khanh, the Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee, Mr. Nguyen Van Toan, the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee and other delegates took photos at the bas-relief of the French archaeologist, Ms. Madeleine Colani.

Route QH7 is 450m long, 35m wide, the first point is adjacent to the roundabout at Hoa Binh Square; the end point is adjacent to QH8 road, Quynh Lam ward (Hoa Binh city). This is a work to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the world's recognition of "Hoa Binh Culture” (1932 - 2022), with a view to propagating, promoting, introducing and honoring the unique archeological cultural values of the world-famous stone age culture in Hoa Binh homeland. It was to honor the contributions of Mrs. M. Colani who had the merit of discovering and naming " Hoa Binh culture:...

At the ceremony, the delegates reviewed the meaning and historical value of Hoa Binh Culture and the contribution of Ms. M.Colani; cutting the ribbon to open the route named after the French archaeologist; visiting the route and bas-relief of the French archaeologist - Mrs. M. Colani.


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