|One of a group of five photos on the American war that won war correspondent Lương Nghĩa Dũng the Hồ Chí Minh Prize in Literature and Arts. — Photo bvhttdl.gov.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Dozens of works of art and literature by winners of the Hồ Chí Minh Prize and the State Prize in 2016 will be on show in Hà Nội on August 30.
The event, hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, will feature works by 13 artists, photographers and writers.
The two prizes are the highest honours conferred by the Party and State to outstanding works of art and literature with profound meaning and high artistic value that serve the revolutionary cause and contribute to the development of literature and arts.
In 2016, 18 authors were awarded the Hồ Chí Minh Prize and 95 authors were awarded the State Prize in the fields of literature and art. Among them, photographer Lương Nghĩa Dũng and sculptor Tạ Quang Bạo were also awarded the Hồ Chí Minh Prize.
The exhibition, at the Việt Nam National Museum of Fine Arts, 66 Nguyễn Thái Học Street, will remain open to the public from August 30 to September 8. — VNS