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Buenos Aires learns about Viet Nam

Update: October, 22/2013 - 10:08
The exhibition showcases 30 images taken by various Vietnamese photographers.— VNS Photo

BUENOS AIRES (VNS)— An exhibition of photos and paintings on Viet Nam, its land and people are on display in Buenos Aires City.

The exhibition showcases 30 images taken by various Vietnamese photographers.

Paintings depicting Viet Nam by Argentinean painter Maria Teresa Bobbio are also on display. Bobbio contributed to the Ceramic Road project in 2010 – a decorative tile wall which runs along Yen Phu highway in Ha Noi.

There is also a display of traditional costumes from Vietnamese ethnic groups, as well as some folk paintings thrown in to the mix.

Two Vietnamese films will be shown, namely Canh Dong Hoang (Deserted Field) by director Hong Sen, and Dung Dot (Don't Burn) by Dang Nhat Minh.

This latest cultural week follows on the heels of Vietnamese Culture Days, a programme held in Argentina last month.

In reciprocation next month, an Argentinean cultural week will be organised in Ha Noi and HCM City.

The programme will include a photographic exhibition and a talk on Eva Peron, the renown Argentinean activist who fought for the rights of women and the poor during the 1940s. There will also be a film screening and art shows. — VNS


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