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Female film producer Mai Thu Huyen has launched her new film project based on a famous Vietnamese epic poem written in the 18th century recognised as one of the country's top literary works.

Quang Binh introduces the 7th mural village in VN

 VietNamNet Bridge – A 400-year-old village devastated by a tropical storm last October has gotten a facelift in the form of murals.

Artists to showcase works created in the forest

Seven sculptors and ten painters from Spain, Singapore, Japan, South Korea and Viet Nam have been living and working together for an entire month. On October 28, they will open their studio at Flamingo Dai Lai Resort

Artist known for aluminium chiseled paintings

 VietNamNet Bridge – Painter Van Phuc started using aluminium waste materials like empty beer or juice cans to produce chisel paintings a decade ago, and the slow but highly prized art form has grown in popularity since.

What is the status of Vietnamese contemporary art?

 VietNamNet Bridge – Every field has its “tycoons”, including the world of art. Famous contemporary painters have made enormous sums of money, but there is little information about them in newspapers.

The Hong Kong Connection

Even though Vietnam has developed a market for contemporary art, domestic galleries continue to invest in expensive Hong Kong exhibition space to show Vietnamese artworks. Cristina Nualart asks why this is happening and if it’s a good thing.  

Vietnam's largest gold bandana on display in Hue

Vietnam's largest gold bandana crafted by Phu Nhuan Jewelry Company was displayed for the public in Hue city on November 30.

Vietnamese photographers win prizes at international contest

Vietnamese photographers were awarded several prestigious prizes at the 5th International Photography Competition in Finland.

Film Festival rescheduled due to General's State funeral

 The 18th National Film Festival will open two days later than scheduled, due to the State funeral being held for General Vo Nguyen Giap on Friday. The General passed away last Friday, aged 103.

VN paintings at SEA biggest contemporary art exhibition

Art Expo Malaysia 2013 took place from September 19 to 22 at the Matrade Exhibition and Conference Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Seven Vietnamese artists contributed 22 paintings to the event.

The village for artists on Saigon River bank

 VietNamNet Bridge – In the last 15 years, the village of Ham Long in District 2, with charming landscape, has become the home to many Saigon artists.

Spring paintings of Vietnamese and Korean artists

VietNamNet Bridge – The artists of the two countries have brought to the exhibition "Vietnam – Republic of Korea, the arms of friendship" paintings with bright colors and the spring breath.