Artists depict soldiers in Vietnam’s Truong Sa archipelago in portraits

A soldier receives a portrait from an artist on Truong Sa Dong Island in the Truong Sa archipelago. Photo:

Several veteran artists have captured the soldiers in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in lifelike portraits with all their heart during a recent trip there. A delegation of 132 members from the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee paid an 11-day visit to islands and maritime platforms in the Truong Sa archipelago earlier this month. … [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...]

Artist’s sculptures recall women’s war sacrifices

Courageous mothers: Artist Lai Thi Kim Thanh (left) describes her sculpture of Ho Thi Bi, who was awarded the title of Hero of the People's Armed Forces.

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese women who contributed to the resistance wars against the French and the Americans have long inspired 55-year-old sculptor Lai Thi Kim Thanh, a native of Long An Province who now lives in HCM City. With her own expense, the sculptor has travelled to every corner of the country with hopes of meeting and sculpting her idols – the mothers who lost children to the war and the courageous women who were soldiers, commandos, spies, messengers and guerrilla … [Read more...]

Norwegian Exhibition: Vietnamese Beauty in Art

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(VOV) - Nine Vietnamese and Norwegian artists will display their paintings at an art exhibition scheduled to take place at Engervannsveien 31 in Norway from April 11 through May 3. The exhibition, titled " April 30 ," is co-organised by Baerum Kunstforening ( Art Association ) and Vietnamese-born architect/writer, Le Tan Sitek , who acts as a link to strengthen art exchanges between Vietnam and Norway . The event will feature many renowned Vietnamese painters … [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...]

Exhibition showcases war paintings by late veteran

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More than 70 of late war veteran Pham Ngoc Lieu's paintings are on display at Museum of Viet Nam Military History in downtown Ha Noi. The painter, who passed away a year ago, left behind thousands of sketches and paintings depicting the American War. Some of his works were drawn long after the war. … [Read more...]