Collector to donate precious prints
Thai collector of Vietnamese paintings, Tira Vanichtheeranont, is offering to donate autographed prints of a portrait of legendary painter To Ngoc Van sketched by his eminent student Le Lam.
Vietnamese painter's work fetches record price at Christie's
An artwork by noted Vietnamese painter Le Pho has set an auction record for a Vietnamese artist at Christie's International, the Bloomberg reported
Clayflower craft is beginning to bloom
Former journalist Nguyen Thi Huong Thuy traded in her life writing news to pursue her true passion: the Japanese art of making clayflowers. She travelled the country to perfect her trade and has become one of Viet Nam's leading exponents. Thanh Nguyen and An Vu report.
Modern rice paintings grain a following
Vietnamese rice has gained a new lease on life thanks to rice paintings researched and developed by a young girl from Central Highlands province of Kon Tum.
‘Bamboo witch' creates spellbinding statues
Born and raised in Dong Khoi city, Vien's choice to become a bamboo craftsman came as an unexpected surprise to his parents, both famous for their tailoring. No matter how peculiar, his connection to this plant runs deep.
Sculptors Pham Bao Son, Doan Huu Nga, Tran An, Hoang Mai Hiep, Pham Van Tuan, Luong Trinh and Phan Van Huong will open a joint exhibition called Seven on Sunday at 6pm.
A photo exhibition featuring 100 colour and black and white stills of Da Nang City's 10-year development has opened on the Han River bank.
Painter, kung-fu master team up for art
The first joint exhibition by two close friends, painter Phuong Vu Manh and martial arts instructor Nguyen Hac Long, is now open in Ha Noi, portraying both similar and different opinions that they have on life, through 24 oil paintings.
Craftsman shows art through the looking glass
After leaving the army in 1990, Tuan's love for painting stayed strongly in his heart. During the day he worked at his new job at Hai Duong rice mill while at night he spent his time painting.
Vietnamese art goes on show in Venice
An exhibition of lacquer paintings by Vietnamese artists opened in Venice on Tuesday as a part of Vietnamese Cultural Days programme.
Artisan inspires paper flower revival
Than Van Huy has trained 30 young girls in his village to make paper lotus flowers in an attempt to revive the traditional craft in Hue's Thanh Tien Village.

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 2    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.