The Vietnam-China Friendship Association coordinated with the China-Vietnam Friendship Association to hold a painting and calligraphy exhibition of Chinese artists in Hanoi on Nov. 28.

The exhibition, part of the ASEAN-China friendship cultural exchange programme to celebrate 20 years of ASEAN-China dialogue, displays 35 works by nine Chinese artists.

Addressing the exhibition, Bui Hong Phuc, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam-China Friendship Association, said that the cultural exchange between the two countries has been increased, with activities in many fields including artistic performances, literature, calligraphy and painting.

At the exhibition, visitors can view and understand the traditions of Chinese painting more deeply. It is also an opportunity for Vietnamese and Chinese artists to meet and exchange information about their craft./.