12/10/2018 09:09 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Painting exhibition featuring Russian landscape opens in Hanoi

A painting exhibition featuring Russian landscapes has opened in Hanoi, as part of activities to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Russian Centre of Science and Culture.

The event was attended by delegation of the Vietnam-Russia Parliamentary Friendship Group; Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Russian ambassador to Vietnam Konstantin Vnukov; and Head of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo), Eleanora Mitrofanova.

On the display are 50 works on different materials featuring landscapes in Russia by famous Russian painter M.V. Stoyachko.

According to Nguyen Anh Minh, Director of the Vietnam National Arts Museum, the event is a vivid manifestation of the friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Russia. This is an occasion for Vietnam's art lovers and painters to meet and share experience with renowned Russian painters.

The three-day exhibition runs through October 12 at the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum.

On the same day, under the framework of the series of events, the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Hanoi organised the cultural programme at the Hanoi Opera House by a troupe from the “Gzhel” Moscow National Academic Theatre of Dance.

The theatre was founded in 1988 to commemorate the 650th anniversary of the existence and development of one of the most well-known and most recognisable traditional Russian handicraft creations, Gzhel ceramics. The theatre is known for having Russia’s most outstanding talented and creative artists.