An area near a bridge over the Red River was once a mess. Now, artists are fixing it up. They have used things like old plastic bottles and scrap-metal to create artwork.
The northern province of Bắc Ninh has completed a dossier seeking UNESCO’s inclusion of the making of Đông Hồ folk paintings on the list of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent protection.
French artist Jacob Reymond, who is famous for artworks inspired by music, will showcase his paintings at L’Espace from 6pm today.
As many as 100 artists are presenting their paintings at an exhibition dedicated to traditional lacquer art in Hà Nội.
Five emerging artists or groups of artists will have a chance to engage deeply with traditional disciplines of Vietnamese performing arts and music via a residency programme which will be started on March 1.
The group is trying to turn the area at the foot of Long Biên Bridge, which is mostly frequented by homeless people and scrap-iron dealers, into an attractive spot for local youths and tourists.