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Painting exhibition features Vietnam’s seas, islands

A painting exhibition depicting Vietnam’s seas and islands is taking place in Nha Trang city from September 12-15 as part of the National Tourism Year 2019 hosted by the south central coastal province of Khanh Hoa.

Speaking at the opening ceremony on September 12, Director of the provincial Department of Culture and Sports Nguyen Khac Ha said the event aims to educate on patriotism and awareness of defending the national sea and island sovereignty.

Some 120 paintings featuring the national sea border and island sovereignty and building of culture and tourism are on display.

The same day, the festival of cultural villages in Khanh Hoa kicked off to share experience in preserving communal cultural diversity, contributing to the building of new-style rural areas and cultural villages.

The two-day event has drawn more than 400 artists from eight cultural villages across the province.