Over 140 old paintings on display

The Saigon Times Daily The collection features works of renowned artists graduated from the Indochinese Fine Arts College and Gia Dinh Fine Art College in the early 20th century like Nguyen Sang, Nguyen Phi Hoanh, Diep Minh Chau, Vo Lang and Nguyen Van Anh. Also on display are pieces by gifted painters in 1954-1975 such as Nguyen Cao Thuong, Huynh Phuong Dong and Nguyen Thanh Chau. The exhibits are about war times, daily life of Vietnamese people after 1975 and landscape as well as … [Read more...]

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Colourful art by children on display in Ha Giang

The Hanoitimes - Colourful art by children from the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang is on display at an exhibition in the capital. The exhibition is the result of a charity art project initiated by Taiwanese student Kuo Yen Wei, who is pursuing his PhD degree in Vietnamese Studies at Hanoi National University. The idea for the project came to Wei in 2013, when he travelled to Ha Giang to research the culture in the remote mountainous area. "During that trip I realised that local … [Read more...]

UK Contemporary Dance “Without Stars”

The Hanoitimes - Without Stars and There We Have Been, two dance productions which were inspired by Haruki Murakami's novel Norwegian Wood, will be performed in Vietnam on 22, 25 and 26 October. Organised by the British Council Vietnam, this is part of the East Asia tour of the acclaimed James Cousins dance company. James Cousins and his dancers will hit the Youth Theatre in Hanoi in a one-night-only show on 22 October; they will then bring their productions to IDECAF stage on 25 and 26. A … [Read more...]

Vietnamese adventurer to share travel experiences in Europe

The photo book, entitled Jo Du Ky - Chau Au 30 ngay dem (Jo's Traveller's Notes-Europe 30 Days and Nights), is in great demand in the country's libraries. - File Photo HA NOI (VNS) - Vu Dang Quang Tung, nicknamed Michael Jo, will interact with other adventure lovers in Viet Nam on Saturday about his journeys across Europe. His travels are described in his photo book that has generated a lot of interest in the country's libraries over the last few days. The photo book, entitled Jo Du Ky - Chau … [Read more...]

Quang Tri – Land of Heroism

Back to the era of Hung Kings thousands of years ago, Quang Tri played an important role in the State of Van Lang - Au Lac. It lay in the middle of the country. Over centuries with many independence wars, this land gave birth to unforgettable names of heroes. "Take your light steps and speak in low voiceThe Citadel is wide but why do my comrades lie so narrowlyEvery piece of land is a piece of lifeThat makes me choked"(Citadel Land by Pham Dinh Lan) Forty years ago, Quang Tri Town was as … [Read more...]

Vietnam’s support industry needs capital, better technologies

VietNamNet Bridge - Though Vietnam still has cheap labor, its support industry remains undeveloped as it lacks capital and technologies, experts say. A debate about the lack of an adequate support industry in the country was sparked by a comment made by a Samsung official that Vietnamese could not make simple parts and accessories like screws. … [Read more...]

Art injects confidence in kids

Young talent: Hundreds of colourful paintings by children living in Quan Ba District in Ha Giang are on display at the exhibition. - VNS Photo Thuy Hang

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Handicrafts of Japan to display in Vietnam

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(Cinet)- Vietnamese people can feast their eyes on the beauty and highly developed techniques of Japanese Tohoku handicrafts at an upcoming exhibition in HCM City from October 31 to November 10 and Ha Noi from December 12-22. … [Read more...]

Exhibition on Artist Pham Tuan Tu’s painters

The Hanoitimes - ACCAviet cordially presents a piece of solo exhibition of painter Pham Tuan Tu named "Ambiguity | Affitta". This exhibition includes nearly 40 paintings through almost seven years of the artist's creative activities since 2008 up to present. AFFITTA is an Italian word used for imperative. AFFITTA means "FOR RENT" and Ambiguity in Vietnamese expresses a state of vagueness and being unclear, half this side and the other half in the other side. This tends to lead to chaos and … [Read more...]

Exhibition showcases handicrafts from Japan’s Tohoku region

Yamagata casting, Habiro iron kettle by Do-machi from Yamagata Prefecture

HA NOI (VNS) - Vietnamese people can feast their eyes on the beauty and highly developed techniques of Japanese Tohoku handicrafts at an upcoming exhibition in HCM City and Ha Noi. … [Read more...]