Artwork on Vietnam War displayed in Singapore

A visitor at the exhibition. (Photo: VNA)

For the first time, a collection of art featuring the Vietnam War from 1954-1975 is being exhibited at the Museum of the National University of Singapore. The owner of the collection, former Malaysian Ambassador to Vietnam, Dato ‘N Parameswaran, said he wholeheartedly admired Vietnam and its people and his feelings inspired him to collect pieces of art during and after his working tenure in Hanoi from 1990 to 1993. The collection includes wood engravings, sketches and placards made by … [Read more...]

Photo exhibition on Vietnamese communal houses in August

A communal house in Vietnam. (Photo for illustration/ Source:

As many of 3,757 members of the Vietnamese Communal House Club have collected documents, organized field trips and taken photos to prepare for an exhibition on Vietnamese communal houses in August 2015 in Hanoi. All the members have a common feature which is a love and care for the preservation of national cultural heritages. The Club has attracted lovers for Vietnamese people’s village culture through communal houses, activities at the houses and cultural places around the village … [Read more...]

International painting contest on Hanoi

The painting contest (Source: CPV)

On June 14th, Hanoi Union of Friendship Organizations and the Hanoi city Peace Committee coordinated with Hanoi Children’s Palace held an international painting contest titled "I love Hanoi - City for peace". The event drew the participation of more than 100 children from Hanoi and children from overseas who are living and studying in Hanoi. Paintings reflected people, life, peace, love for homeland and Hanoi, beautiful nature, environmental protection, war, poverty and epidemic … [Read more...]

Photo exhibition “Vietnam today” opened in Iran

Vietnamese Ambassador to Iran speaking   at the event. (Photo: VNA)

A photo exhibition week named "Vietnam today" takes place in the Gaytariyeh park in the capital of Tehran, Iran on May 24th – 30th to mark the 125th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh and the 40th anniversary of Vietnam-Iran diplomatic ties. … [Read more...]

First international watercolor exhibition in Vietnam

Work by Kirek Kingnok from Thailand. (Photo provided by the Organizing Board)

More than 90 works by 51 painters from Vietnam and different countries and territories around the world will be displayed at the first international water exhibition in Vietnam. The event is scheduled to take place at the Hang Da Galleria, Hanoi from April 11th to 12th. The event will be organized by the International Watercolour Society Vietnam (IWS Vietnam) to bring this type of painting closer to the public as well as create an opportunity for Vietnamese artists to improve their watercolor … [Read more...]

Vietnamese and Belgian artists to meet in Hanoi

Printed paintings to be exhibited (Photo provided by the Organizing Board)

Five Vietnamese print artists will meet their seven Belgian counterparts at an art exhibition entitled "Vietnam-Belgium Printed Paintings in Dialogue," to take place at Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts from April 10th to 20th. Under the sponsorship of Wallonie-Bruxelles in Vietnam, the exhibition aims to enrich artistic exchanges between Vietnam and Belgium, while providing a chance for viewers to contemplate the beauty of Western and Eastern artistic culture. The exhibition features many … [Read more...]

Paintings by three Southeast Asian artists on show in Vietnam

A photo at the exhibition. (Source:

As many of 47 artworks by 22 painters from three Southeast Asian nations, including Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia, are on display at a water colour exhibition which opened at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi on April 1st. This is the first water color exhibition ever takes place in Vietnam for artists from those 3 countries. The event was the initiative of Malaysian painters to encourage using water colours more regularly and professionally instead of using them for sketches and … [Read more...]

“Attimi – Images of the Ordinary in Vietnam” exhibition to open in Hanoi

Italian artist Barbara Pellizzari

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“A women’s view” exhibition in Hanoi

Some works at the exhibition

(CPV) - Eight well-known Vietnamese women artists in the contemporary art scene will present their new works with lacquer paintings, sculptures, installation and video art in an exhibition titled "A women's view". Opening from 9am to 7pm, the event will last from March 8-23 at Goethe Institute Hanoi, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Ba Dinh district. Women have been always active as artists but until now they are less represented and have less visibility in the still male-dominated art world-on … [Read more...]