ASEAN photo contest zooms in on biodiversity

VietNamNet Bridge – The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) has launched the Biodiversity Photo Contest for all citizens of ASEAN Member States : Brunei Darussalam , Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR , Malaysia, Myanmar, … [Continue reading]

Photo exhibit: Vietnam-the Real War

( VOVworld )- For the first time, the Associated Press has held a photo … [Continue reading]

Painting exhibition in support of children from mountain regions

A work of Ha Nhu at the exhibition. Photo: qdnd.vn PANO - Forty paintings by four children, including Tan Kiet , Minh Chau , Ha Nhu and Hoang Mai , were on display during the two-day exhibition themed "The beginning" on June 27th and 28th at … [Continue reading]

A Guide to Contemporary Arts in Ho Chi Minh City

A corner in the permanent collection of HCM City Fine Arts Museum

( Cinet )- Ho Chi Minh City has rapidly become one of the most active emerging art hubs in Southeast Asia. Although the number of contemporary art spaces is still modest, they are getting more and more attention from a greater audience. Home to … [Continue reading]

Painting exhibition delves into modern lifestyles

A painting named "Relax" in the Mannequin’s Life painting collection by Nguyen Khac Chinh - PHOTO: COURTESY OF HANOIGRAPEVINE

Minh Nga A painting exhibition that deals with modern lifestyles is opened on June 30 at the HCMC Fine Arts Museum. "Mannequin’s Life" solo exhibition by Hanoi-based painter Nguyen Khac Chinh features 23 paintings which have been created … [Continue reading]

First Vietnamese literature museum opens to public

Headstrong: A bust of poet Xuan Dieu (1916-85) sits next to a photo of poets Xuan Dieu and Huy Can (1919-2005) at the museum. — Photo thethaovanhoa.vn

HA NOI (VNS) — The first special area for displaying Vietnamese literary history has just been opened to people in downtown Ha Noi. The 3,600sq.m area is housed in a three-storey building. The first floor has typical works representing … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

Water colour display at Fine Arts Museum

Images from the past: One of the sketches by Tran Van Can on display at an exhibition at the Viet Nam Fire Arts Museum in Ha Noi to mark his 105th birthday.

A hundred and five years ago, the famous artist Tran Van Can was born.His work is now on display at the Viet Nam Fine Arts Museum.The pictures on show were painted using water colour.One of his pictures is of his wife holding a baby.His wife is still … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]