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About time – The color of memorable moments

About time – The color of memorable moments

01/06/2018 10:27 GMT+7

An exhibition entitled “About Time” showcasing paintings by amateurs was recently held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, attracting a lot of fine arts lovers.
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Painting inspired by the spirit of oriental romance

Painting inspired by the spirit of oriental romance

14/05/2018 15:10 GMT+7

The search for self-esteem and a dream of peace are among the themes expressed in the paintings of famous artists in the southern part of Vietnam from 1954 to 1975. The exhibition “The spirit of oriental romance” is an insight of the art from the south during this period.
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Life from fingerprints

“Life” from fingerprints

05/04/2018 15:05 GMT+7

Using 10,000 of her friends' fingerprints, artist Vu Bach Lien examines her own life in a solo exhibition entitled “Life” at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi.

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Making wooden bells a unique craft in Hue

Making wooden bells, a unique craft in Hue

22/03/2018 10:49 GMT+7

In spite of the noise made by a heavy rain falling on iron roofs one can hear the pounding of chisels in a deserted village in Thuy Xuan ward, Hue, where wooden bells are made. Making wooden bells in this village in Than Kinh, which is another name of the former imperial city of Hue, is a unique craft.

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Carved wood pictures show Vietnamese identity

Carved wood pictures show Vietnamese identity

15/03/2018 10:43 GMT+7

Trinh Tuan Anh and his artisans at the Vietnamese Identity Workshop make wood pictures carved with precise details with a desire to create high-grade products imbued with Vietnamese identity.
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Creative Gara – a workshop for young creative carpenters

Creative Gara – a workshop for young creative carpenters

09/03/2018 15:15 GMT+7

Located on Hoang Cau street, Hanoi, Creative Gara is a carpentry workshop exclusively for children, where young carpenters can make toys on their own without any interference from teachers.
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Movie stars paintings show a dreamy Northwest

Movie star’s paintings show a dreamy Northwest

16/02/2018 09:22 GMT+7

If acting has brought fame to Tra Giang, one of the country’s first and leading movie actresses, painting has given her peace in life. Her journey from cinema to painting is a story connecting metres of films with brush strokes in the life ofthis talented woman.
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Xuan Thi emotions of spring

Xuan Thi, emotions of spring

05/02/2018 15:19 GMT+7

More than 60 lacquer paintings, canvas paintings, and water colour paintings focusing on the theme of spring created by six overseas artists are being displayed at the exhibition Xuan Thi 2 (Spring Time 2) at the Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts. The paintings express the artists' unique feelings for spring in Vietnam.
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