Society

“Lotus and antiquities” exhibition to be launched

The Vietnam National Museum of History will launch a special exhibition themed “Lotus and antiquities” on May 14 in Hanoi with the aim of introducing local and international visitors to the beauty and meaning of the lotus flower in the Vietnamese culture.
Culture - Sports

Famous artist in the spotlight at L'Espace

A talk on one of Vietnam’s top painters in the 20th century, To Ngoc Van (1906-1954), who left over a strong imprint with works and artistic ideas of deep influence on the Vietnamese fine arts, will be held at L'Espace in Hanoi on December 6.
Culture - Sports

Painter has world at his fingertips

A collection of works done with his hands and fingers by stalwart Bui Quang Anh is on show at a painting exhibition he has organised along with another veteran, Trinh Thanh Tung, at the Ho Chi Minh City-based Tu Do Gallery.
Society

Ambassador covets dragon art

A bronze dragon statue made to celebrate Hanoi's 1,000th anniversary will be a souvenir for Italian Ambassador to Vietnam Andrea Perugini when he finishes his term and leaves the country.
Culture - Sports

Hanoi gets culture complex

Visitors and local Hanoians will have somewhere new to enjoy Vietnamese art forms and Vietnamese cuisine, as a new cultural complex has recently opened in the capital city.
Culture - Sports

From Hanoi to Houston

The American people now have the chance to learn more about Vietnamese fine arts, as well as its culture, when ‘Arts of Ancient Vietnam: From River Plain to Open Sea’ opens at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston (MFAH), Texas.