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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President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism 1    President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism

President Truong Tan Sang yesterday attended a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Truong Dinh, a national hero in the war against the French, in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.

Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals

The Lac Hong University Robocon team yesterday triumphed over their Japanese rival to take out this year's International Robocon contest in Pune, India.

How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition 2    How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition

At a recent English conversation get-together, I chose the topic - How to beat the heat? I also chose a second topic - Ways to calm down when one gets hot-headed.

Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring

The Vietnamese Government will not make any preferential policies to support the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) during its restructuring plan.

Vietnamese lions to roar again Vietnamese lions to roar again

In the near future, foreign-style stone lions with fierce looks, large paws and sharp teeth are expected to be removed from relics, pagodas and temples throughout the country.