The Denmark-Vietnam Cultural Development and Exchange Fund (CDEF) and the Danish Embassy in Hanoi launched the third Vietnam Painting Exhibition in the capital on March 25.

The event showcases 25 paintings by 18 artists from all parts of the country, which were selected from 150 entries.

The exhibition, which will run until July, aims to promote the works of Vietnamese painters as well as enhance understanding between artists and the public.

The Danish Embassy project to promote Vietnamese paintings was initiated in 2012. Nine selected works were exhibited during the first exhibition and 18 paintings were displayed at the second one.-VNA