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Vintage art fair to showcase antiques, historical artefacts

Update: January, 08/2015 - 17:23
Some products to be sold at the fair. — Courtesy Photo of Vintage Art Fair Organisers

HA NOI (VNS) — A Vintage Art fair themed "More Passion", which will showcase a wide range of antiques, artwork, paintings and handicrafts, will be held on Saturday in Ha Noi.

The fair will include 40 booths exhibiting handmade accessories, clothing and decorative products from the Vintage Collective and more than 30 paintings by artists from the Real Art group.

There will also be a special exhibit showcasing the work of disabled painters from across the country.

The fair will also put on display many antiques dating from different periods, including those from the war-time (before 1975) and State-subsidised era (1980s) in Viet Nam, which aim to inculcate feelings of patriotism and taking pride in the country's history.

The event will take place at Sumvilla, 100 Quang An Street in the Tay Ho District of Ha Noi. Proceeds from and auction and the sale of tickets, which will cost VND5,000, will be donated to poor children in northern mountainous area.

The first edition of the fair was held on December 14, 2014 and had drawn thousands of visitors. — VNS

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