Argentinean photographers show works on Vietnam

As many as 26 photos of Vietnamese landscapes and livelihoods by Argentinean artists are being showcased on June 3 in the capital city of Buenos Aires , Argentina. The exhibits have been selected from hundreds of photos taken by a group of 13 photographers during their 25-day trip across Vietnam early this year. The event features the daily activities of Vietnamese people in Ho Chi Minh City during the New Year holiday (Tet) as well as the beauty of the World Natural and Cultural Heritage … [Read more...]

Feudal Vietnam through the eyes of French photographers

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Artists gather for print workshop

Forty artists from Thailand and the country gathered at the Hue Printmaking Workshop, which opened yesterday and will continue for 10 days in Hue City, the former royal capital. THUA THIEN-HUE (VNS) — The workshop will teach printmaking concepts and techniques, including book art, printmaking installation, truc chi papermaking, non-toxic lithograph, and gumprint as well as about printmaking-related industries. At the workshop, Vietnamese artists, who are from HCM City, Phu Yen, Binh Dinh, … [Read more...]

500 antique lamps presented to Quang Nam

VietNamNet Bridge – Young collector Le Cong Anh Duc in HCM City died before realizing his dream of establishing a private museum. His family presented a collection of nearly 500 ancient lamps to the district of Dien Ban in Quang Nam province. The lamps were exhibited during the Quang Nam Heritage Festival (June 22-26). Le Cong Anh Duc was born in 1970 in Hanoi and lived in Ho Chi Minh City but his hometown is Dien Ban district. Duc began collecting antiques, particularly lamps at the age of … [Read more...]

Silk portraits of women on display in HCMC

An exhibition titled "Place of Frivolousness" featuring 18 silk portraits of urban women by renowned painter Bui Tien Tuan is now open in Ho Chi Minh City. … [Read more...]

Hoi An, Japan cultural festival begins

The 9th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange Festival opened yesterday in the ancient town of Hoi An, in the central province of Quang Nam. Japanese artists and students from Kim Dong secondary school in Hoi An town held a performance showcasing the friendship between Vietnam and Japan. During the two day event, sport and cultural activities like calligraphy exhibitions, stick pushing competition, boat racing and popular games of Vietnam will take place. On the final night of the festival, a prayer … [Read more...]

The world of Cham 

Some new additions to the famous Cham Museum in the central region's Da Nang City make it a place few visitors will want to pass up. On the corner of Trung Nu Vuong and 2/9 streets, the Cham Museum features ancient architecture and a romantic setting. … [Read more...]