Statue stolen from Me So Pagoda Society

Statue stolen from Me So Pagoda

A 19-century Buddhist statue of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva with a thousand hands and a thousand eyes - a treasure of the Me So Pagoda in Hung Yen province's Van Giang district was stolen on Oct 1.
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Celebrating the old days

Researchers have acknowledged the value and attraction to communities of “hat xoan” (ancestor worship singing) and are considering applying to UNESCO for its recognition as an Intangible Culture Heritage.
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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.