Vietnam joins int’l art festival, exhibition in Indonesia hinh anh 1At the event (Photo: VNA)
Jakarta (VNA) – Three Vietnamese artists joined the Yogyakarta Art Festival and Borobudur International Exhibition that took place in Central Java, Indonesia from September 9-18.

The event drew 35 artists from 17 countries and territories, including Bangladesh, Canada, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Poland, the Republic of Korea, Romania, Taiwan (China), Thailand, Turkey, the US, and Vietnam.

Le Thong from the Vietnam Fine Arts Association said that this is the third time that Vietnamese artists have been invited to the event after 2015 and 2017.

Along with creating and exhibiting their works, Vietnamese artists joined exchanges and shared experience with their local and international peers.

According to the organising board, Yogyakarta and Borobudur in particular are famous art centres of Indonesia as well as the world. This year, the event introduced numerous works with diverse styles, colours and materials typical for each country.

It also aimed to contribute to promoting cultural exchange among participating countries, while introducing the image of Borobudur, a well-known tourist destination of Indonesia, to foreign friends./.