Manhole covers in Hanoi showcase hidden art exhibition

A range of ceramic artworks have been placed on manhole covers around Trang Tien and Dinh Tien Hoang streets in Hoan Kiem district of Hanoi, with plenty of passers-by taking an interest in the pieces.

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Pedestrians can spot the ceramic paintings on manhole covers as they stroll along Trang Tien and Dinh Tien Hoang streets.

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Each of the images have been created by members of the Hanoi Art Space Club.

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Initially starting in 2018, the project aims to raise public awareness of issues relating to environmental protection and urban civilization.

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Dragonflies, butterflies, and flowers are some of the things that are featured on the manhole covers

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Located around the centre of the capital on Trang Tien and Dinh Tien Hoang streets, the artworks serve to attract many domestic and international arrivals.

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The Hanoi Art Space Club successfully turns old manhole covers into beautiful artworks throughout the streets of the capital.

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In order to create mosaic paintings the club collaborates with Bat Trang ceramic village in Gia Lam district.

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Quoc Hung, a resident of Hoan Kiem district, says he’s surprised at the new look given to the manhole covers. He believes that they make Hanoi look cleaner and more beautiful.

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