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HCM City (VNA) - As many as 50 sculpture works by domestic and international artists were showcased at the 2015 international sculpture camp that opened on December 1 in Ho Chi Minh City.

The event, the second of its kind, was jointly organised by the municipal People’s Committee and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The art works were selected from more than 200 entries of all genres and styles, featuring the building, development and integration of the city as well as the livelihood of local residents over the past 40 years.

Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan, who is also Head of the Organisation Board , said the event presents opportunities for international and domestic artists to exchange and create.

The event also aims to enhance the outdoor art space in the city while contributing to the development of the sculpture sector.

Outstanding works will be displayed in local public areas such as Nguyen Hue flower street and in parks.-VNA