Dong Ho folk paintings

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Chopard, a luxury watch brand from Switzerland, has chosen Vietnamese haute-lacquer house Hanoia to design three unique models based on Hanoi.

Reviving the Dong Ho folk painting craft

The Prime Minister has issued a written consent on submitting a national dossier to UNESCO for the inclusion of the craft of Dong Ho folk painting in the list of intangible cultural heritages in need of urgent safeguarding.

PM okays submission of Dong Ho folk paintings dossier to UNESCO

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed with the submission of a dossier on Dong Ho folk paintings to UNESCO to include the art in the list of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding.

Dong Ho – An outstanding folk painting genre

Dong Ho village in Song Ho commune of Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh, is known as the cradle of one of the most famous folk painting genres of Vietnam.

Traditional ao dai in the spotlight

The Vietnamese Women’s Museum is hosting a spring celebration inspired by áo dài (traditional long dress) and flowers, including a fashion show, exhibition and other activities honouring traditional cultural values.

Exhibition introduces traditional, contemporary Dong Ho paintings

Traditional and contemporary Dong Ho folk paintings are being showcased at an exhibition opened at the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi on October 31.

Dong Ho folk paintings exhibition to open in Hanoi & Bac Ninh

An exhibition of Dong Ho folk paintings will take place in Hanoi and the northern province of Bac Ninh from October 31 to November 2.

Colouring book features Dong Ho folk paintings

The Hanoi Ceramic Museum and The Gioi Publishers on July 31 introduced to the public a book on Dong Ho folk paintings.


MoC defends pricey theatre plans

Plans to build a theatre worth some VND1.5 trillion in Thu Thiem New Urban Area, HCM City, have sparked a public opinion controversy, but Nguyen Thai Binh, speaker of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, 

Project to restore golden paintings underway

The Red River Delta civilisation, original home of the Viet people, has developed strong cultural aspects, such as Bac Ninh Province’s Dong Ho folk paintings of babies and farm animals, 

Dong Ho folk paintings

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dong Ho folk paintings are printed from woodblocks and created by Dong Ho villagers in Bac Ninh Province.

ZO Project – Creating new values on the traditional paper

 VietNamNet Bridge – Do paper, widely known as the material of the famous Dong Ho folk paintings, has been given new vitality thanks to an art project named “Zo”.

A “Living Treasure” in Dong Ho Painting Village

VietNamNet Bridge – Old artisan Nguyen Huu Sam in the village, which specializes in making Dong Ho folk paintings in Dong Ho Village, Song Ho Commune, Thuan Thanh District, Bac Ninh Province is considered a “living treasure” of the village.  

Hanoi exhibition paints picture of village life

 VietNamNet Bridge – An exhibition featuring stories about villages is offering visitors an opportunity to see the Vietnamese countryside in a colourful way, through the special point of view of an artist