Vietnam’s Traditional Medicine Museum

A corner to display items related to Vietnamese traditional medicine at Fito. Photo: Nguyen Luan/VNP

The Vietnam Museum of Traditional Medicine was built and managed by the Fito Pharmacy Company Ltd., hence it is also called the FITO Museum. Covering an area of 600m2, the museum has five floors with 24 rooms, of which 16 are designed for displaying the exhibits. On the upper floor, there is a hall to worship two ancestors of the Vietnamese traditional medicine, including Tue Tinh (born in 1330 and died post-1855) and Hai Thuong Lan Ong or Le Huu Trac (1720-1791). There are horizontal boards … [Read more...]

Ho Guom in Dang Tin Tuong’s Paintings

"Ngoc Son Temple 3" (Poonah paper, 60 x 80cm).

"Ngoc Son Temple 3" (Poonah paper, 60 x 80cm). … [Read more...]

Duc Thanh Wood-based Products

Duc Thanh Wood Processing Joint-Stock Company was established in May 1991 with its first products of kitchen tools, including chopping boards which were much sought after by local housewives. Later, the company made more kinds of products including children's wood toys which were branded Winwintoys. They were safe and high-quality items which helped Duc Thanh company become more famous in the country. From these two major lines of products, namely kitchen tools and children's toys, the company … [Read more...]

“Autumn’s Colours”

"Girls of the past in a rural market".

Inspired by autumn in Hanoi and the beauty of women, famous painter Tran Quang Huan dedicated a collection of oil paintings entitled "Autumn's Colours" with a new style, showing the rhythms of life and typical features of traditional painting. The "Autumn's Colours" collection consisted of 30 oil paintings which were displayed at an exhibition in Hotel De L' Opera Hanoi. It was the first time these paintings were made available to the public and they left a long-lasting impression on viewers … [Read more...]