20 marvellous photo montages of Hanoi and Paris

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(VOV) -Using techniques of superimposition and photo montage, German photographer Matthias Meyer has blurred the lines between authenticity and imitation in a unique … [Read more...]

Photo exhibit: Vietnam-the Real War

( VOVworld )- For the first time, the Associated Press has held a photo … [Read more...]

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...]

Century-old photos reveal busy life of merchants in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

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1. Hang Mam Street 13. Le Quai du Commerce … [Read more...]

International painting contest on Hanoi

The painting contest (Source: CPV)

On June 14th, Hanoi Union of Friendship Organizations and the Hanoi city Peace Committee coordinated with Hanoi Children’s Palace held an international painting contest titled "I love Hanoi - City for peace". The event drew the participation of more than 100 children from Hanoi and children from overseas who are living and studying in Hanoi. Paintings reflected people, life, peace, love for homeland and Hanoi, beautiful nature, environmental protection, war, poverty and epidemic … [Read more...]

AP displays photos of Vietnam War in Hanoi

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(VOV) - The Associated Press (AP) will organise an exhibition themed "Vietnam: The Real War " at the Exhibition Hall in Hanoi on June 12 . The event will feature 50 images which capture the drama and tragedy of people in the Vietnam War. According to AP , the highlight of the exhibition will be Malcolm Browne ’s horrific photograph of an elderly Buddhist monk who voluntarily set ablaze during a protest against the South Vietnamese government and Nick Ut ’s … [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...]

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...]