Fascinating murals on show in Hanoi

A group of young volunteers and teachers are transforming plain walls on a dyke on the outskirts of Hanoi capital into beautiful murals which showcase the nature, history, and daily life of the local area.

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The murals are being painted on a dyke that stretches for two km through Tam Thuan and Tam Hiep communes in Phuc Tho district of the capital city.

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Each painting is approximately five metres long and 1.4 metres in height.

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To implement the project, a number of young teachers, painters, and volunteers have been mobilised.

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The project first began on July 1 and is scheduled to be completed on July 25.

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Thank the project, the site will be given a facelift.

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Each drawing depicts a different story taken from aspects of local culture and history.

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A painting features the entrance gate to Phuc Tho district.

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Beautiful rural landscape is shown through the murals.

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Historical stories are vividly drawn and painted in meticulous detail on the walls.

 
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Pictured are familiar images featuring old houses in a number of rural areas.

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Here is a closer look at some of the murals.

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