German mask-making activity have brought great spellbinding experience to Vietnamese children, who attend the special education programme held by the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum and the Goethe Institute on May 23.

Through the activity, children’s thoughts and feelings about the art were channeled, helping them develop artistry, teamwork and presentation skills.

Coming to the event which also takes place on May 24 and 31, they have a chance to discover German people and culture through exploring an art exhibition featuring 23 German masterpieces, which range from expressionist work to more realistic depictions of German life.

The event, jointly held by the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum and the Goethe Institute, is part of the exhibition “New Paintings from Germany”. It is organised on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam-Germany diplomatic relations.

The exhibition, which opened on May 14 and will run until May 31, is showcasing works of six German artists, ranging from large-scale formatted figurative paintings to smaller pieces of wood.

In the past few years, the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum has held numerous experienced education programmes, drawing the participation of thousands of parents and children of all ages.-VNA