HCM City (VNA)Natural landscapes and the people of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) are highlighted through 130 art works at the Vietnam-RoK Fine Arts Exchange Exhibition which opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 11.

Images of the countries and their people are illustrated on wood sculpture, lacquer, oil and silk paintings.

In addition, visitors to the exhibition also have chance to contemplate the RoK’s standout genres like traditional ink wash painting and Nubi (RoK traditional quilting).

The exhibition is part of the activities held within the Ho Chi Minh City-Gyeongju World Cultural Festival 2017, taking place from November 11 to December 3 in the southern hub. The festival is organised in celebration of the 25th founding anniversary of Vietnam-RoK diplomatic ties.

The event aims to bolster exchanges and mutual understanding between the Vietnamese and Korean people.

The exhibition will run until December 3.-VNA