Land, people of Vietnam highlighted through lens of Czech journalist hinh anh 1Czech journalist Jaroslav Picka (L) introduces the photos to visitors at the exhibition (Photo: VNA)
Prague (VNA) – The image of the land and people of Vietnam through the lens of journalist Jaroslav Picka has been introduced at a photo exhibition that opened in Rakovník, a central city of the Czech Republic on June 23.

More than 60 photos at the exhibition feature landscapes and daily life of Vietnamese people in different regions. They were chosen from thousands of photos that the Czech journalist took between 1986 and 2006 through 26 visits to the Southeast Asian country.

He said that from the first time he arrived in Vietnam in 1986, he was impressed by the natural landscapes and people of Vietnam and started his love for the nation.

Through the exhibition, he hopes to spread the image of Vietnam with long-standing cultural tradition, friendly and kind people, he said at the opening of the exhibition.

Through the photos, the 87-year-old author gave visitors an insights of Vietnam with landscapes from the north to the south and the biodiversity in the country.

The veteran journalist has also been a close friend of Vietnamese people in the Czech Republic, who has given support to the community in settling down in the European country.

The exhibition will stay open until September 17./.