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.
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.
Twenty-three countries and territories have confirmed art troupes will perform in the Hue Festival next year.

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Authorities step in to save old trees 1    Authorities step in to save old trees

The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.