Photo exhibition marks Vietnam-US relations hinh anh 1A picture from the exhibition (Source:Internet)
Hanoi (VNA) - An artistic photo exhibition titled “ Vietnam in my eyes” opened at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum, Hanoi , on December 8.

The event, co-organised by the Vietnam-US Society and the US Embassy in Vietnam , is part of activities in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the normalisation of Vietnam - US diplomatic relations.

The exhibition is showcasing more than 40 paintings by painter Soraya Runkel, who is the spouse of Chris Runkel who was the first American diplomat sent to Vietnam to prepare for the normalisation of relations between the two countries.

The photos describe the events back in 1995, including the signing ceremony of the agreement on the normalisation of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the US .
They also reflect the Vietnamese people’s daily life.

At the event, Soraya Runkel said all the painting works will be auctioned with part of the money collected initiating a fund supporting children with disabilities and disadvantaged backgrounds to learn painting as a livelihood.

The exhibition will run until December 10.-VNA