"Years after the reunification, at the age of 84, this is the first time I have been able to come to the capital city to visit Uncle Ho’s Mausoleum and the "mutual home" of Vietnamese women - the Vietnamese Women's Museum," Mrs. Nguyen Thi Xuan, a member of the Long-Haired Army from Ben Tre Province said at the gathering organized by the Vietnamese Women's Union (VWU).
On the morning of April, 7th 2016, Mrs. In-La-Văn Kẹo-bun-phăn - a member of the Central Committee of Laos and President of Lao Women's Union paid a visit to the Vietnamese Women's Museum (VWM) during her stay in Vietnam for meetings with the Vietnamese Women's Union.
MuseumWeek 2016 ended after 7 days with the active participation of over 3000 museums worldwide. At the end of the event, 149,896 images and video clips across 7 themes - Secrets, People, Architecture, Heritage, Future, Zoom, and Love - had been tweeted, with 518,359 re-tweets.
By 9.00 a.m on March 31, 2016, 3000 museums had joined #MuseumWeek on Twitter. In just over four days, across four designated themes - Secrets, People, Architecture and Heritage - 86,253 tweets and 263,674 retweets had been shared by museums across the world, including images and short video clips.
“Picturing Autism Vietnam” is the title of a photo exhibition on people with autism in Vietnam and the world which is on at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum. This event is part of the activities in response to the first “Vietnam Autism Awareness Day” – April 2nd, 2016, jointly organized by Vietnam Autism Network (VAN), affiliated to the Vietnam Federation on Disability (VFD) and other organizations.
Picturing Autism Vietnam is part of Photographer Debbie Rasiel’s journey across disparate landscapes, language barriers, and cultural divides to document the lives of families with living autism. In this exhibition, a collective portrait emerges of families and caregivers living with autism, loving their children, and continuing on with their lives.