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Rome exhibition depicts Viet Nam

Update: May, 26/2014 - 08:30

ROME (VNS) — A photo exhibition themed "My Viet Nam" opened in Rome, Italy, on Thursday, attracting a crowd of Italians who have a fondness for Viet Nam.

On show are photographs that were taken by Italian photographer Gianpaolo Arena, who spent a month exploring the country.

The photographs portray Viet Nam's beauty and the daily life of its people, while also reflecting the country's efforts in national construction and development, and international integration.

Addressing the opening ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy Nguyen Hoang Long underlined the significance of the event, adding that this event will help Italian people understand more about Viet Nam, contributing to attracting more tourists to the country.

Besides Arena, other Italian photojournalists have visited Viet Nam, including Livio Senigaliesi, who completed a photo project with Vietnamese Agent Orange/dioxin victims, and Maurizio Cofini, who has held three exhibitions featuring the pictures of the daily life of Vietnamese people. — VNS

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