Photo exhibition on Vietnamese communal houses in August

A communal house in Vietnam. (Photo for illustration/ Source: vanhoa.gov.vn)

As many of 3,757 members of the Vietnamese Communal House Club have collected documents, organized field trips and taken photos to prepare for an exhibition on Vietnamese communal houses in August 2015 in Hanoi. All the members have a common feature which is a love and care for the preservation of national cultural heritages. The Club has attracted lovers for Vietnamese people’s village culture through communal houses, activities at the houses and cultural places around the village … [Read more...]

Event : Group Exhibition “Mùi Tết” ( Taste of Tet )

You are invited to the group exhibition "MÙI TẾT" (TASTE OF TET) inspired by the GOAT on the occasion of Tet Holiday featuring paper paintings, paper statues, bend bronze reliefs and ceramic sculptures by artists: Nguyen Van Chung, Thai Nhat Minh, Ha Huy Muoi, Nguyen Viet Thang. Opening: Sun 08 Feb 2015, 4.30 pm Exhibition: 08 Feb - 08 Mar 2015, 10 am - 7.30 pm Hang Da Galleria 1 Hang Da Str, Hanoi Nguyen Van Chung was born in 1973 in Hanoi, graduated from Hanoi University of Industrial … [Read more...]

Event : Vietnamese-French artist’s works to be on display in Hanoi

An exhibition featuring the paintings of veteran Vietnamese-French artist Nguyen Cam will open in Hanoi on December 13. Born in the northern city of Hai Phong in 1944, Cam left Vietnam ten years later. He lived with his family for 15 years in Laos where he opened a gallery and had some local repute as an artist of talent and passion. Fueled with ambition and dreams, Cam moved to Paris to enroll in the Ecole des Beaux Arts to verify perhaps to himself alone that he was in truth a "real … [Read more...]

Hai Phong hosts national art photo exhibition

As many as 263 photos featuring the beauty of Vietnam’s land and people are being showcased at the 26th National Art Photography Exhibition in the northern city of Hai Phong. The exhibition that opened on May 11 is part of activities to celebrate the 2013 Red River Delta - Hai Phong National Tourism Year. The exhibits, selected from 7,000 entries of professional and amateur photographers nationwide, portray outstanding features of Vietnam during its national construction and defence, the … [Read more...]

Traditional Tet Paintings – Dong Ho Prints

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You may have seen them before. They adorn the walls of Vietnamese restaurants everywhere in the world, there may be one hiding by the cash register at the neighborhood Vietnamese business, your Vietnamese friends hang them up as Lunar New Year approaches. In Vietnam , production of these folk paintings peaks right before Tet as merchants stock up in anticipation of heavy customer demand. These paintings are traditionally used to decorate homes for the New Year festival. … [Read more...]