Ho Guom in Dang Tin Tuong’s Paintings

"Ngoc Son Temple 3" (Poonah paper, 60 x 80cm).

"Ngoc Son Temple 3" (Poonah paper, 60 x 80cm). … [Read more...]

First international watercolor exhibition in Vietnam

Work by Kirek Kingnok from Thailand. (Photo provided by the Organizing Board)

More than 90 works by 51 painters from Vietnam and different countries and territories around the world will be displayed at the first international water exhibition in Vietnam. The event is scheduled to take place at the Hang Da Galleria, Hanoi from April 11th to 12th. The event will be organized by the International Watercolour Society Vietnam (IWS Vietnam) to bring this type of painting closer to the public as well as create an opportunity for Vietnamese artists to improve their watercolor … [Read more...]

Japan introduces “winter garden” in Vietnam

  PANO - The Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam and the Consulate-General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan in Vietnam will present a cutting-edge contemporary art exhibition in Hanoi and HCM City. The exhibition, “Winter garden: The exploration of the micropop imagination in contemporary Japanese art”, features 35 drawings, paintings, and video works by 14 young Japanese artists active from the latter half of the 1990s … [Read more...]

Event : Tokyo X Hanoi X Art

The 2-week-JPNxVIET art project also includes some collaborative art programs to inspire JPN and VIET artists by introducing and experiencing Hanoi's life and art scenes. Opening time : 19.00 on October 26, 2012 Date : October 26 to October 28, 2012 Location : La 4uatrieme and Ete Bar 95 Giang Van Minh St, Ba Dinh Ward, Hanoi Many interesting collaborative art programes include Hanoi Art Tour, art talks with Vietnamese artists, doclab cooperation program "Video arts in Japan and … [Read more...]

New art unfolds at Kirigami show

Kirigami master Kanako Yaguchi

(VOV) - The Kirigami art of Japan is being introduced to Vietnamese people at the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchanges in the capital of Hanoi. Kirigami (paper cut-outs in English) is a traditional Japanese art and a variation of Origami (folding papers). Typically, Kirigami starts with a piece of paper with a folded base, which is then cut. The cuts are then opened and flattened to make the finished Kirigami works, which are usually symmetrical objects such as pentagrams or … [Read more...]

Vietnam – Japan cultural exchange

Vietnam-Japan festival opens in HCM City The Consulate General of Japan, together with the municipal Youth Cultural House, organized the Vietnam-Japan festive day in HCM city on November 13. The annual event attracted more than 1,000 people including young people and students aiming to promote cultural exchanges and mutual understanding between Japan and Vietnam. Diverse traditional activities were held during the event including coloring Japanese paintings, introducing Japanese … [Read more...]

Contemporary Japanese fine arts on display

Forty-two artworks by 11 contemporary Japanese artists are on display at an exhibition which opened on July 14 in Hue city, central Thua Thien-Hue province. Taking inspiration from the daily lives, the works are set in the common trend of contemporary arts including paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs and videos. According to the organising board, a large number of people have changed their view on the matters of life due to major shifts in the world socio-economic conditions in … [Read more...]