Dong Ho paintings on display in Hanoi

Traditional and contemporary Dong Ho folk paintings are being showcased at an exhibition opened at the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi.

Dong Ho paintings on display in Hanoi

More than 100 objects on show include paintings, woodcuts and painting making tools

Dong Ho paintings on display in Hanoi

Dong Ho paintings on display in Hanoi

Dong Ho paintings on display in Hanoi


They feature traditional images like chickens, herds of pigs, chubby babies, national heroes or legendary figures, showing the wishes for longevity, happiness, prosperity and success

Dong Ho paintings on display in Hanoi

Dong Ho paintings on display in Hanoi


It is also an occasion to popularise the unique values of Dong Ho folk paintings to domestic and foreign visitors 

Dong Ho paintings on display in Hanoi

Dong Ho paintings on display in Hanoi

Dong Ho paintings on display in Hanoi

Dong Ho paintings on display in Hanoi


The event will run through January 

VNA

 
Dong Ho paintings reveal Vietnamese unique folk culture

Dong Ho paintings reveal Vietnamese unique folk culture

In the old days, Dong Ho paintings were used as decorations at every home during the Lunar New Year festival (Tet). The folk paintings have become part of Vietnamese life through generations.

Colouring book features Dong Ho folk paintings

Colouring book features Dong Ho folk paintings

The Hanoi Ceramic Museum and The Gioi Publishers on July 31 introduced to the public a book on Dong Ho folk paintings.  

 
 

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