Hanoi opens exhibition on late legendary general

A work "General Vo Nguyen Giap and President Ho Chi Minh" of artist Van Duong Thanh at the exhibition

PANO – An exhibition titled "General Vo Nguyen Giap – The Moments of Daily Life" opened at the Vietnam Military History Museum in Hanoi on May 26th. The exhibition showcases nearly 50 sketches and oil-on-canvas paintings of General Vo Nguyen Giap - the eldest brother of the Vietnamese People's Army – made by popular artist Van Duong Thanh over the past 20 years. Notably, many works were signed by the General. … [Read more...]

Festival honours young arts talent

Eclectic mix: A corner of the exhibition.

VietNamNet Bridge - Various artworks ranging from paintings, graphics, video to installation arts are on display at the Young Fine Arts Festival 2014 that opened on Tuesday in Ha Noi. The exhibition was a chance for young artists across the country to show off their artistic talents, said Vuong Duy Bien, deputy minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, head of the festival's steering board. … [Read more...]

Quang Binh painter wins first prize of Dogma self portrait contest

VietNamNet Bridge - Truong The Linh’s "Blinking” defeated nearly 300 entries to win the top prize, worth VND120 million ($6,000) of the annual self-portrait painting competition named Dogma. Linh was born in the countryside of Quang Binh province. "This year I am 24 years old and I’m at a very sensitive stage of life, in a society full of changes, full of temptations and challenges. Sometimes I feel lonely and aimless. I’m something that is not really formed. White and black, good and bad, … [Read more...]