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Vietnam’s arts introduced to Indian audiences

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Vietnamese Ambassador Ton Sinh Thanh and guests at the Kolkata book Fair in India (Source :VNA)
New Delhi (VNA) – A exhibition of six Vietnamese artists’ paintings is taking place in New Delhi, India on January 31.

The event held by the Vietnamese Embassy in India and the India Council for Cultural Relations(ICCR) saw the participation of Vietnamese Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh, ICCR’s leaders, Vietnamese and Indian artists among others.

Speaking at the opening ceremony on January 31 , ICCR’s senior director Padam Talwar asserted the long-traditional relations of the two countries and highlighted how the exhibition will help Indian audiences have more understanding about the Southeast Asian country in general and Vietnam’s arts in particular.

Ambassador Ton Sinh Thanh stressed the fruitful relations the two countries have in many fields, including culture, and hoped the event would contribute to bolstering cultural exchange between the two countries.

He also had an interview with DD News Television on the exhibition, where he again stressed the ties between the two nations, including a cultural relationship.

Participating artists included Pham Huy Hung, Nguyen Duc Hung, Nguyen Khac Chinh, Nguyen Xuan Lan, Tao Thi Thu Huong.

The event, the first of its kind will run until February 3.

Earlier, the Vietnamese artists had an exchange with local artists at the Vietnamese Embassy, and a painting display at Kolkata book Fair.-VNA

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