HÀ NỘI — A photography exhibition called Traditional Beauty displays about 100 photos by artists from Hà Nội, Huế and HCM City.
The exhibition displays images of traditional life in three cities in the northern, central and southern regions of Việt Nam.
“The exhibition is an opportunity for artists to meet and exchange photographic expertise and field trips,” said photographer Đặng Đình An, chairman of Hà Nội Artistic Photographers Association. “It gathers the best works on national culture about the life of craftspeople associated with the beauty of the country. "
It includes images of traditional festivals, craft villages and the beauty of people who are practising religion.
The vitality and cultural identity typical of the people of the three cities can be seen.
Giếng Quê (Village Well), a photo by Hà Nội-based Vũ Đình Tuệ, shows the peaceful beauty of a Vietnamese village, while Làng Nghề Mây Tre Đan (Rattan Village) by Nguyễn Ngọc Bình depicts the diversity of a craft village.
From central Huế, the poetic, traditional, poetic beauty is depicted in Cánh Diều Tuổi Thơ (Kite of Childhood) by Lê Nhật Quang; Hoa Sứ Cố Đô (Frangipani Flower in Ancient Town) by Ngô Thanh Minh; and Thiên Mụ Mây Bay (Flying Cloud Thiên Mụ Pagoda) by Nguyễn Trung Thành.
Photos are displayed at an exhibition held by art photographers' associations from Hà Nội, Huế and HCM City. — Photo VNplus.vn
Photos by HCM City photographers are colourful and filled with light. Đan Lưới (Fishing Net Knitting) photo by Hoàng Thạch Vân shows the daily work of fisherman and is especially artistic.
The processing of coconut fibres is depicted in Vũ Điệu Xơ Dừa (Coconut Fibre Dance) by Nguyễn Thị Thu Ba, while the photo Nhịp Điệu Muối (Salt Rhythm) by Ngô Đức Cần is lively and highlights the beauty of salt making.
The photographers of each region show the traditional culture that is typical of each region. The show can be seen at the Hàng Bài Exhibition House at 93 Đinh Tiên Hoàng Street in Hà Nội. — VNS