Protection, restoration of fine arts focused

Domestic and international experts gathered in Hanoi on June 26 to share experience and expertise on protecting and restoring the fine arts. The workshop, organised by the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, forms part of activities under a project jointly implemented by the museum, the Dresden University of Art in Germany and the Goethe Institute in Hanoi from 2012 -2017. Participants discussed the restoration of the two oil paintings " Me con " ( Mother and baby ), and " Ruou can " ( … [Read more...]

Argentinean photographers show works on Vietnam

As many as 26 photos of Vietnamese landscapes and livelihoods by Argentinean artists are being showcased on June 3 in the capital city of Buenos Aires , Argentina. The exhibits have been selected from hundreds of photos taken by a group of 13 photographers during their 25-day trip across Vietnam early this year. The event features the daily activities of Vietnamese people in Ho Chi Minh City during the New Year holiday (Tet) as well as the beauty of the World Natural and Cultural Heritage … [Read more...]

Exhibition launched on children’s portrait photos

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A photo at the exhibition. (Photo: hanoigrapevine.com) … [Read more...]

Architectural traces unearthed near Ho dynasty citadel

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At an exhibition on Thanh Hoa 's cultural heritage (Photo: VNA) … [Read more...]

Buddhist exhibition opens in HCM City pagoda

Nearly 400 objects and pictures from important Buddhist events held over the past 50 years are being showcased at the Vietnam Quoc Tu Pagoda to welcome Buddha’s 2,559th Birthday. The highlight of the display, which opened on May 24 , is a section of exhibits about the persecution of Buddhists in 1963 by the US-backed Saigon Government of Ngo Dinh Diem . Images remembering the struggle and the autograph of Bodhisattva Thich Quang Duc , who famously set himself on fire to … [Read more...]

Photo exhibit calls for support for Nepal

A photo exhibition is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City with the aim of raising funds for earthquake victims in Nepal. The event displays 45 photos capturing the Nepalese charming landscape, Buddhist features and lifestyle. The Southern Asian country has recently bore the brunt of twin quakes that killed more than 8,600 people and left thousands without food, clean water and shelters. Each photo is sold for 2.5 million VND (116 USD). Money generated through the exhibition, excluding … [Read more...]

Exhibition on ASEAN community launched in Thai Nguyen

The Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) on May 14 in Thai Nguyen city held an exhibition on reportage of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) community as part of its activities responding to 2015 ASEAN Community Year . The two-day exhibition is displaying about 200 photos and 50 documentary films featuring the beauty of the landscapes and people of ASEAN countries, as well as the environmental protection and climate change prevention efforts taking place in the … [Read more...]

Art exhibition marks 40 years of national reunification

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A painting of late Uncle Ho at the exhibition (Photo: VOV) … [Read more...]

Watercolours reflect artists’ passion

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The painting Grocery in Malacca by Chow Chin Chuan from Malaysia is among 47 artworks displayed at the exhibition (Photo: VNA/VNS) … [Read more...]

Craft village trade fair opens in Hanoi

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Craft village trade fair opens in Hanoi (Photo: VNA) Over 200 businesses and establishments involving traditional handicraft and fine art items are showcasing their products at the ongoing Craft Village Trade Fair (CraftViet) in Hanoi. Apart from exhibited items such as ceramics, rattan, brocades and silks, dried flowers, marbles sculptures, gold and silver jewellery, the fair has a performance area for craftsmen nationwide to show their skills. Visitors have also a chance to taste … [Read more...]