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.
Việt Nam News' reporter Nguyễn Bình spoke with Park Myung-seo, the association's General Manager of the Future Strategy Team, about folk painting in modern society.
So many things that people may throw away can be put to good use. An example is the pieces of silk that are left behind by tailors. An enterprise in Hà Nội uses them to make paintings and postcards. It is all the idea of a disabled person who has now also given jobs to other disabled people.
Việt Nam has welcomed 1.99 million international visitors in January, a year-over-year increase of 32.8 per cent, according to the General Statistics Office of Việt Nam.
Vụn Art is a social enterprise specialising in crafting products from silk debris.
The Nguyễn Huệ ‘Flower Road’ was opened to public in HCM City on Wednesday with thousands of visitors in attendance, welcoming the biggest festival of the year, the Lunar New Year or Tết in Vietnamese.
From the perspective of young artist Nguyễn Xuân Lam, folk paintings proved their vitality in modern times at an exhibition of his works that opened in Hà Nội on Saturday.