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Paintings depict memories of war

‘My Country’ is the theme of a solo exhibition of the former vice president of the HCM City Fine Arts College at the headquarters of the city's Fine Arts Association.
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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.
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Disabled writer relives student days

Writer and teacher Nguyen Ngoc Ky lost the use of his arms at the age of four and has spent his life overcoming adversity. Now he has recounted his university experiences in an inspirational memoir 43 years in the making. He talks about his long and arduous journey to complete the book, which he wrote on his computer by typing with his feet.
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Hanoi exhibition paints picture of village life

An exhibition featuring stories about villages is offering visitors an opportunity to see the Vietnamese countryside in a colourful way, through the special point of view of an artist who exclusively depicts vistas from rural life.
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War artefacts immortalise fallen soldiers

Receiving his mother's portrait from an Australian war veteran, 84-year-old Le Sang from Da Nang City had tears welling up in his eyes as if he had just seen his mother, Phan Thi Dien, in the flesh.