Than Family - one of the "hundreds of families" of Vietnam, officially starting from 1010, is recorded by the history. Thus, in 2010, Than Family is 1000 years old; the year 2010 is also the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi.
Throughout 10 centuries, the descendants of Than Family pervade all over the country and even reach out overseas. History of the Family associates with the history of the country, with many celebrities recorded by history including the Prince Consort, Than Canh Phuc, under Ly Dynasty, the national hero fighting against foreign aggression, Than Cong Tai, the talented economist, giving birth to foreign trade sector; Than Nhan Trung, the Principal of Temple of Literature (the first university), making history with an immortal declaration: Talented people are the treasure of the country; the minister - Than Trong Hue - under Nguyen Dynasty who claimed Vietnam’s sovereignty to Hoang Sa Islands, etc. ... Throughout the history, Than Family always promote the patriotic tradition, preserve the traditions of a notable family.
Together with all people in the country to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi 2010, Than Family in the whole country also has an aspiration to celebrate the anniversary Than Family during the past 1000 years. This idea was orginated from the scientific workshop Than Family in the history of Vietnam organized by the Vietnam Association of Historical Science in 2004 in Hue City.
2. Time and location
- Time: Morning, in the forth quarter of 2010 (December)
- Place of organization: Hanoi Temple of Literature (where acknowledged the position and fame of some celebrities of Than Family, especially Than Nhan Trung and his famous declaration. In 1999, UNESCO Vietnam organized a scientific workshop about him at this place).
3. Organization Committee for the ceremony
The Committee of Than Family in Vietnam would like to propose the Vietnam Association of Historical Science to preside over the ceremony, like in this workshop on "Than Family in the history of Vietnam” (Hue, 2004).
The Committee of Than Family in Vietnam plans to assign Mr. Than Van Muu, Chairman of the Committee of Than Family in Vietnam, Bac Giang; Mr. Than Trong Ninh - Hue: Standing Committee member; Mr. Than Van Khuong - Hanoi; Than Duc Nam - Da Nang to join in the organization committee.
4. Preparations until June 2010
Cost: Calling the contribution of all Than Family members at home and abroad (expected VND 75 million), focusing on the following contents:
- Printing the book: Than Family in the history of Vietnam.
- Organizing the ceremony (Hanoi Temple of Literature).
- Introducing about the Family: Informing the Ceremony on the website hothan.org, introducing the Family in the newspaper, on Television and on the internet.
5. Proposed program of the ceremony (Half a day, from 8-11 am).
- Opening speech: inviting Prof. Phan Huy Le, the President of Vietnam Association of Historical Science.
- Speeches of some scientists: Inviting Prof. Vu Khieu, Pro. Dinh Xuan Lam, Prof. Vu Ngoc Khanh, Prof. Phan Huu Dat, Mr. Duong Trung Quoc, etc.
- Speeches of some guests.
- Acknowledgment of the family’s representative.
- Tea break.
- Representatives of the Central Party, the Government, National Assembly, the National Front.
- Representatives of the People’s Committee of Hanoi City, the People’s Committee of Bac Giang Province.
- Representatives of all committees of Than Family at home and abroad.
- Scientists all over the country.
- The media in Hanoi.
*. The expected number of guests is 200. The Iniviation Letter and organization work will be undertaken by Vietnam Association of Historical Science with the participation and support of the Committee of Than Family.
7. The 1000th anniversary of Than Family at localities
The Committee of Than Family in Vietnam will organize a anniversary at Ha Temple (Luc Ngan, Bac Giang). Than Family in Thua Thien - Hue will celebrate in Hue combining with the scientific workshop Than Than Hue - Life and Career.
- Time: expected to organize after the anniversary in Hanoi, depending on local situations.
Hue, December 6, 2009
Than Trong Ninh
Than Trong Ninh
102 Le Loi, Hue.
Tel.: 054.3 823785