Art exhibition highlights Vietnam-Rok relations

Nearly 200 photographs and calligraphy works featuring Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) are being showcased in an exhibition that opened in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province on September 18 It is one of the events during the Vietnam-RoK Culture Week to celebrate 20 years of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and the RoK. The exhibition highlights the traditional culture as well as modern life in the two countries while introducing their long-standing relationship to young generations through … [Read more...]

Danh Vo at Kunsthaus Bregenz

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June 7th, 2012 Artist: Danh Vo Venue: Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz Exhibition Title: Vo Danh Date: April 21 – June 24, 2012 Danh Vo (born 1975, Vietnam) achieved international attention with his solo exhibition at the Kunsthalle Basel in 2009. Since then he has taken part in biennials in Berlin, Gwangju, and Singapore and in exhibitions at the Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, and at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His big solo exhibition at the Kunsthalle Fridericianum in … [Read more...]

Exhibition highlights Vietnam-India ties

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An exhibition is being held at the Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi from August 10-16 to celebrate 40 years of diplomatic ties and five years of strategic partnership between India and Vietnam. The exhibition, co-organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Indian embassy in Vietnam, displays more than 200 photographs, documents and objects related to the friendly relationship between the two countries. Addressing the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sport … [Read more...]

Artifacts from shipwreck reveal maritime cultural heritage

A phoenix-shaped pottery pot dating from the 15th century found from shipwreck in Cu Lao Cham sea territory, the central province of Quang Nam, is on display. (Photo: VNS)

Artifacts unearthed from a shipwreck has revealed the country's heritage of trade in coastal regions during its long-standing history. A phoenix-shaped pottery pot dating from the 15th century found from shipwreck in Cu Lao Cham sea territory, the central province of Quang Nam, is on display. (Photo: VNS) An exhibition featuring the relics, entitled Viet Nam's Maritime Cultural Heritage, aims at introducing facets of the country's seas and islands as well as aspects of trade between East and … [Read more...]

Workshop to highlight heritage value of photographs

A workshop on heritage and museum images that aims at encouraging communities to collect, store and protect heritage values will be held Nov 8 at the Picture Archives and National Photograph Exhibition Center in Hanoi. The event is being held under the cooperation framework established between Vietnam and Wallonie-Bruxelles from 2010 to 2012 on “Building Protection for Heritage Photographs in Vietnam.” It is jointly organized by the Wallonie-Bruxelles delegation, the Department of Cultural … [Read more...]

2012 Art Revolution Taipei

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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...]