|A painting of Hà Nội Old Quarter by Nikos Kanellos. — VNS Photo Minh Thu|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — The Greek Ambassador to Việt Nam, Nikos D Kanellos, is showcasing his paintings inspired by Vietnamese culture and landscape at a solo exhibition entitled "Kanellos in Việt Nam".
The exhibition features some 70 large and 20 small paintings created over the last two years, expressing his love for the country and local people.
Kanellos not only a diplomat, but also an artist, a musician and a writer. This is the 19th exhibition he has organised abroad.
“I felt the difference on the first day living in Việt Nam, it’s different than other places from which I came,” said Kanellos.
“I have talked with many Vietnamese people and we felt sympathy. I find inspiration from them, the faithful people.”
The exhibition will run until November 15 at V-Art Club in the Indochina Plaza, 241 Xuân Thủy Street, Hà Nội. — VNS