Exhibition chronicles the life of late Party Secretary General

HCM City leaders visit the exhibition

A photo exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of late Party General Secretary Nguyen Van Linh’s birthday opened in Ho Chi Minh City on June 27. The ceremony was attended by Chairman of the People’s Committee of the city, Le Hoang Quan; Deputy Standing Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Vo Van Thuong; Head of the Department of Propaganda and Training of the HCMC Party Committee Than Thi Thu; Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee, Hua Ngoc Thuan; Deputy Director of … [Read more...]

SE Asian art asks viewers to engage

At an exhibition of Southeast Asian artists in Ha Noi, visitors are invited to be part of the performance. Singaporean artist Amanda Heng's Let's Chat asks the audience to sit down for a chat with the artist, in effect becoming a performer in the artwork.

At an exhibition of Southeast Asian artists in Ha Noi, visitors are invited to be part of the performance. Singaporean artist Amanda Heng's Let's Chat asks the audience to sit down for a chat with the artist, in effect becoming a performer in the artwork. The exhibition – Concept, Context, Contestation - organised by three curators from Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand, includes work from across the SE Asian region over the last 40 years. The diverse showing includes performance art, … [Read more...]

Exhibition held on Vietnam’s ownership of Hoang Sa and Truong Sa

An ancient map showing Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagos was connected with the islands off Central Vietnam is on display at the exhibition. (Photo: Vietnamplus)

Exhibits affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagos were showcased at an exhibition in central Nghe An province’s Vinh city on May 26. The display includes photos, documents, objects and nearly 100 maps, which were discovered earlier by both domestic and international researchers. The displayed materials are in Han (classical Chinese used in Vietnam), Nom (Vietnamese ideographic script), Vietnamese and French languages issued from … [Read more...]

Scientists discuss inscription preservation in Hue imperial citadel

Han script poetry on the top of Thai Hoa Temple, Hue Royal Palace (Photo: SGGP)

A scientific seminar was hosted yesterday in the central city of Hue to discuss ways to preserve and promote the value of Han script inscriptions in verses and prose carved on architectural works in Hue imperial citadel. According to scientists at the seminar, Nguyen Dynasty bequeathed a huge number of imperial architectural works including citadels, royal tombs and temples in Hue ancient capital during nearly a century (1802-1945). … [Read more...]

Self-portraiture contest Dogma Prize 2015 returns

The 2013 first-prize wining work by Truong The Linh (Photo: dogmaprize.vn)

The self-portraiture contest Dogma Prize 2015 has been kicked off throughout the country. The competition is open for Vietnamese contestants aged 18 and over who will submit their entries from April 1 to July 7 at the website dogmaprize.vn. … [Read more...]

Exhibition marks 40 years of South’s Liberation Day

An exhibition featuring 100 paintings opened at the 23/9 Park in Ho Chi Minh City on April 10 marking 40th anniversary of reunification of Vietnam (1975-2015) and the late President Ho Chi Minh ’s 125th birthday ( May 19 ). The display aims to honor glorious history and combats, promote patriotism and national pride in building and protecting the country. A large-scale project of a documentary film titled " April 30 -Reunification day" has been introduced by the People's Army … [Read more...]

Hanoiologist receives “Bui Xuan Phai-Love for Hanoi” award 2014

Hanoiologist and Han-Nom researcher Han Nom Vu Tuan San (C ) was honored with the "Bui Xuan Phai- Love for Hanoi" award 2014. (Photo: Sggp)

Hanoiologist and Han-Nom researcher Vu Tuan San was honored for his great contributions to the city of Hanoi with the "Bui Xuan Phai- Love for Hanoi" grand award in the capital on August 28. He is acknowledged as a founding father of the research on Thang Long-Hanoi. … [Read more...]