Hanoi (VNA) – A painting exhibition kicked off on August 20 at the Exhibition House, 16 Ngo Quyen Street, Hanoi, as part of activities to mark the 73rd anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19) and National Day (September 2).

Tran Khanh Chuong, President of the Vietnam Fine Arts Association, said his association received 2,500 works by 1,828 painters for the exhibition – of which 1,345 were selected for display at the eight regional exhibitions.

The Hanoi exhibition showcased 120 paintings in different materials – such as oil, lacquer, silk, and acrylic – by 124 artists, he added.

The event will last until August 30, 2018. –VNA