An exhibition featuring the collection of Russian porcelain and ceramics of the Hermitage Museum is taking place at the Vietnam National Museum of History.
At the exhibition (Photo: nhandan.org.vn )
The event is an opportunity for the public to learn more about the history ofceramics in Russia, and to enjoy a number of unique ceramic products of Vietnamand Russia.
The exhibition was co-organised by the Vietnam National Museum of History
andVietnam’s the Hermitage Museum and the royal ceramics workshop in St.Petersburg, Russia, with the support of the Russian Centre of Science andCulture in Hanoi and Gazprom EP International - the sponsor of Gazprom Group'sprojects abroad. This is part of activities to celebrate the Vietnam-Russia andRussia-Vietnam Year in 2019 and 2020.
The porcelain and ceramic products display the traditional beauty created bygenerations of Russian artisans. With diverse genres and styles, and unique materials,the exhibition space is designed to be appealing with modern lighting and soundtechniques. Visitors have the opportunity to see and hear "Sounds from thebeautiful past domain" through art galleries using multimedia.
In addition, visitors can also enjoy viewing the royal treasures of the NguyenDynasty, the unique works of Bat Trang and Chu Dau ceramics.
Along with the exhibition, there are interesting activities like presentationson Russian art and culture, and a contest on creating sketches to paint onporcelain.
The exhibition runs until the end of February 2020./.VNA