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The only female artisan to have pursued Dong Hofolk painting in the northern province of Bac Ninh, Nguyen Thi Oanh was recently honoured with the title of “Meritorious Artisan” by President Nguyen Phu Trong.

Lacquer the star of modern artistic creations

Few may be able to recognise that the works of artist Trinh Tuan are son mai (lacquer), because they appear very modern and don’t look how most people believe lacquer paintings should look.

Tattoos with an understanding touch

Beyond just expressing someone’s personality or marking a milestone in life, the tattoos of artist Tran Thi Bich Ngoc transform scars into works of art.

A tale told all over the world

For Hanoi book collector Le Hai Doan, De Men Phieu Luu Ky (Diary of a Cricket) is a special book that has helped him make friends with others around the world who feel the same way.

Portrait of an artist on a bridge

Passionate about painting since he was 11, Hanoian Nguyen Van Minh in Long Bien District has painted more than 6,000 pieces on the theme of love for the motherland, the country and its landscapes over the course of his 37 years as an artist.

The artist and his muse

Artist Bui Xuan Phai wouldn’t give too much thought to his upcoming 100th birthday if he was still alive, instead creating new paintings of Hanoi streets as his gift to the fight against COVID-19.

Art exhibition features countryside artist

Ho Chi Minh City Arts Museum has brought the work of countryside artist Van Thanh closer to art lovers. His works of art are simple yet extremely artistic.

Berlin to host Vietnamese music and fashion show

The first-ever Vietnamese music and fashion show will be organised at Tempodrom Theatre in Berlin on April 4.

Artist feeds world with rice paintings

 VietNamNet Bridge – While Viet Nam has a rich rice culture, the art of paintings made of rice is still in its infancy.

Artist designs zodiac symbols for Tet flower street

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Minh Phuong, 50, has been creating designs of animals assigned to different years in the zodiac for Nguyen Hue Flower Street, HCM City's main attraction during Tet since 2007.

Hard Rock Cafe offers new daily performer

Radio City, a music band from UK, will be the frequent performer at Hard Rock Cafe HCM City.

Contestants gear up for MasterChef Vietnam

 Locals and overseas Vietnamese are invited to take part in the second season of MasterChef Vietnam 2013 which was launched on Thursday.

Childhood in paintings by senior female painter

 VietNamNet Bridge - The 67-year-old female artist Nguyen Thi Hien has opened her six personal exhibitions in HCM City Museum of Fine Arts.

Hanoi to kick off Vietnam-France Music Festival

On occasion of the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and France, a large-scale music festival will be held at Hang Day Stadium in Hanoi on October 12.

Three Vietnamese talents to perform with the Asian Youth Orchestra

 VietNamNet Bridge - Returning to Hanoi the summer, with the participation of cellist Steven Isserlis, the Asian Youth Orchestra (AYO) will be performing two nights at 8pm on August 10 and 11 at the Hanoi Opera House.

Singers and model must have work permits from 2014

 VietNamNet Bridge – Only the artists who have work permits have the right to participate in art performances.

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Senior artist Ho Kieng passes away in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge - Meritorious Artist Ho Kieng died at 4.15pm on April 3 at Nguyen Trai Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, at the age of 87.

Ha Noi's very first leaf painting exhibition to open

An art exhibition featuring paintings created from natural leaves will open to public in Ha Noi on March 7.  Titled Dance of Leaves, the exhibition showcases 20 unique artworks by artist Le Dac Trung.

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