Vietnam’s unique ceramic products

A Vietnamese ceramic firm has exported luxury ceramic products with patterns painted with pure gold to many countries. Mr. Hao and foreign clients The prices of these Made-in-Vietnam products are several hundred to tens of thousands of US dollars. They are ordered by super-rich people in Middle Eastern countries. The products are expensive because they are crystallized porcelain, mainly jasper, and decorated with patterns painted with pure gold. Specifically, a set of five worshiping items … [Read more...]

Photo exhibition on Vietnamese communal houses in August

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...]

Exhibition showcases fine art from north-western and north-eastern artists

Visitors at the exhibition (Source: VNA) … [Read more...]

Phu Tho receives wooden printing blocks

Authorities in the northern province of Phu Tho on Tuesday received a collection of wooden printing blocks featuring the origin of Vietnamese people believed to be carved under the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) from the leaders of the National Archives Department. This is the first-ever printing blocks collection of its kind that has been handed to the province, home to a complex of temples dedicated to the Hung kings. The 36.5x20cm blocks contain Han or Nom (Vietnamese demotic characters … [Read more...]

Vietnam’s traditional lacquer paintings discussed

(November 23, 2006) 'Winter Coming' by Tran Van Can.VietNamNet Bridge - A seminar on Vietnam's traditional lacquer paintings was held on November 22 at the Hanoi Fine Arts University with the participation of many artists, fine art critics, lecturers and art connoisseurs. This is an effort to preserve and develop the unique art of Vietnam lacquer paintings. The seminar was held following an ever-largest Vietnam's traditional lacquer painting exhibition, with a display of 96 lacquers by … [Read more...]

Lacquer Artists of Vietnam

Arts of Asia January - February 2002 By Kerry Nguyen Long The development of lacquer as a medium for the artist is one of the more singnificant a chievement in the art world of 20th century Vietnam. Although China produced lacquered folding screens with landscape and traditional decorative imagery, as a medium for the artist lacquer did not hold appeal.This also seems to have been the case in those other countries that have a traditional of lacquer handicaft production. Thus, it was only … [Read more...]

Exhibition of leading artists about Hanoi

Famous contemporary painters Le Thiet Cuong and Dao Hai Phong have joined young artists in a painting exhibition about Hanoi at the Trung Nguyen Creative Centre in Hanoi from October 15. … [Read more...]