“Four Masters” of Vietnamese modern art and 34 objects with historical and artistic value have just been recognized as the national treasures.
Accordingly, the recognized works include Hai thieu nu va em be (Two girls and a child) by To Ngoc Van, Em Thuy (Little sister Thuy) by Tran Van Can, Ket nap Dang o Dien Bien Phu (Joining the Communist Party at Dien Bien Phu) by Nguyen Sang, and Vuon xuan Trung Nam Bac (Spring Garden in the Central, South and North) by Nguyen Gia Tri.
- Culture Vulture (29-03-2007)
Culture Vulture (29-03-2007) Jean Cote's artistic journey has taken him from Canada to Europe as well as Viet Nam, where he has held six exhibitions since 2001. The Canadian painter-sculptor's most recent exhibit was held at the Viet Nam Museum of Fine Arts last week. Called Hoa Binh-Peace-Paix, it includes 50 sculptures... [Read more]
- The Week of August 18 - 24
HANOIPERFORMANCEHanoi Cultural Friendship Palace91 Tran Hung Dao street, Hoan Kiem district August 21, 8 pm Contemporary Dance "The Spinning Creator" With famous choreographers and renowned artists, this work will bring the art of dance closer to Vietnamese audiences giving them the opportunity to keep... [Read more]
- Art & Entertainment News Headlines 7/7
Vietnamese seafood banquet sets Asian record A seafood banquet - 777m in length- in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on July 5 for over 700 guests has set a record as Asia's longest ever. The food was awesome, with seven variants of seafood including crab, clams, oysters and snails,artfully arranged... [Read more]
- Art & Entertainment News Headlines 26/6
Vietnamese photo and writing contest invites entries All Vietnamese people and foreigners of all ages and occupations are invited to participate in a photo and writing contest about their feelings for Viet Nam's people and natural landscape. The contest has been jointly organised by Tuoi Tre (Youth) daily newspaper and Saigontourist, one... [Read more]
- Vietnam releases stamp set portraying traditional music
A set of stamps featuring a genre of Vietnamese folk music has been released by the Ministry of Information and Communications, as was reported on the website of the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism on June 5. Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism" /> The "Ca tru (northern ceremonial singing)... [Read more]
- Painting exhibition of famous record-maker sculptor
VietNamNet Bridge - Le Dinh Quy is a renowned sculptor in Vietnam who is best known as the creator of many large-scaled monuments. He is also an outstanding painter. Over 70 artworks by Quy are now on display at the Exhibition House at 29 Hang Bai Street, Hanoi. The exhibition... [Read more]
- Saigon youth seek outlet in art, new venues
Many youths living, studying, or working in Ho Chi Minh City are going to local art venues to fulfill their need for art and community. Although they are called "battles," the competitions are not fierce among the contestants, as they compete only for fun. Ngoc Anh and Bao Quyen, two... [Read more]
- Exhibition on Dien Bien Phu victory to be held
The Hanoitimes - On the occasion of 39-year Liberation Day of the South and the 60-year Dien Bien Phu victory, an exhibition displaying thousands of historic works on Dien Bien Phu victory will take place on April 29 at Vietnam Fine Arts museum. The exhibition unites 10 artists from Fine Art... [Read more]
- Press Release: Opening exhibition entitled "The placards in the resistance war against French colonialists in 1946-1954"
On 6-5-2014, at 25 Tong Dan street, Hanoi, VNMH will open a temporary exhibition to exhibit the propaganda posters in the resistance war against French colonialists in 1946-1954. In the fine arts of Vietnam, the propaganda posters are young fine arts but grow quickly to meet the revolutionary tasks. Together with... [Read more]
- Myriad activities highlight Dien Bien Phu victory
A wide range of activities have been held across the country to mark the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu victory (May 7, 1954) which helped end the French colonial rule in Vietnam. Twenty-two teams from both home and abroad are expected to take part in a national cycling... [Read more]