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Painter Nagano Hideko is known as a mother, grandmother and a great friend of Japanese children. She is also the author of many famous picture books published all over the world, some of which have been published in Vietnam.

Veteran director and poet plays with colours

 VietNamNet Bridge – Poet and director Phan Vu, who is also a painter, is displaying 25 of his oil paintings at the newly established Binh Minh Gallery in HCM City.

Noted painter Van Duong Thanh opens workshop for visitors in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – Famed painter Van Duong Thanh has opened her workshop at her home for visitors, which is on every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday between 10am and 1pm.

Photos: The painter who wields a brush in his mouth

After an accident in 1991 that left Do Minh Tam a quadriplegic, he began painting with a brush in his mouth. Tam is now one of Vietnam’s most notable artists.

AdAsia 2013 to launch hot air balloon display in five cities

‘Asian wings’, Vietnam’s first-ever international balloon display, will take to the skies above Hanoi and Ha Nam, Nam Dinh, Quang Ninh and Hai Duong provinces during the Asian Advertising Congress (AdAsia 2013) from November 10-30.

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.

Quang Binh painter wins first prize of Dogma self portrait contest

 VietNamNet Bridge - Truong The Linh’s "Blinking” defeated nearly 300 entries to win the top prize, worth VND120 million ($6,000) of the annual self-portrait painting competition named Dogma.


Farmers, fishers reflected in oil; Art show to be held at Goethe Institute; Vietnam Ethnic Groups Cultural Day opens; Italian exhibition highlights Vietnamese culture

Vietnam does not have a comic book “industry”

VietNamNet Bridge - The answer to the domination of foreign comic books in the Vietnamese market for the past over 10 years is mainly because Vietnam does not have a comic book industry.

Miracle of a criminal portrait painter

Only through the victim's description of the shape, the face and the voice, he could sketch out the portrait of criminals that are up to 80% similar. He is Vo Tan Thanh, a collaborator of the Institute of Criminal Sciences in HCM City.