Children paint at the Ly Thai To Flower Garden (Source:

Hanoi (VNA) – Nearly 400 Hanoian and international children painted art on the peace and beauty of Hanoi in Ly Thai To Flower Garden in the capital city on December 10.

Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Culture and Sports Tran Quoc Chiem said the event presents opportunities for kids to exchange with each other, thus fostering friendship between Vietnamese and foreign children.

The paintings show the kids’ thought of the beauty of Hanoi, its people and their aspiration for peace and a clean and safe living environment.

Nguyen Minh Phuong, 11 received first prize for her painting “Peace, solidarity and friendship”.

Min Jin Yang, 14, from the Republic of Korea, and two Hanoi kids, namely Le Hong Nhung, 12 and Tran Linh Chi, 9 were presented with second prizes.

Numerous others received third prizes and encouragement prizes for their paintings.-VNA