On November, 20, 2018, in commemoration of the 36th anniversary of Vietnamese Teacher’s Day, employees of the Center of Scientific and Cultural Activities Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam participated in an incense offering to Chu Van An. Chu Van An (1292 – 1370) was the director of the first national university and trained the Crown prince. After his death, Chu Van An was dedicated in Van Mieu. Chu Van An was an upright man, he spent his life training people, serving his country; not seeking fame and wealth.
Photo of Chu Van An's statue in Thai Học Section
Attendants in the incense offering ceremony to commemorate Teacher Chu Van An
The Center of Scientific and Cultural Activites Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam has submitted a proposal to UNESCO to commemorate the 650th anniversary of Chu Van An’s death in 2020.
Translator: Bích Phương