Nhan Dan – Twenty-eight photographs featuring the lives of single mothers with disabilities are now on display at an exhibition entitled ‘Cactus Blooming’, which opened this morning at the Women and Development Centre in Hanoi.
The photos offer visitors an insight into the lives of seven disadvantaged single moms in Ba Vi and Son Tay districts of Hanoi, portraying who they are, how they became a single mother, and how they run their daily lives, as well as the difficulties they face and their hopes for the future.
The two-day event is part of the Community Development Center project sponsored by the Vietnam Bank for Social Policy and the British Council. It aims to raise funds to improve the lives of disabled single mothers and their children, and encourage them to become more confident and integrate into the community.
Exhibit shows how to live like a Kinh (12-10-2006) Plaza suite: The Kinh dwelling place at the Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology is estimated to be a valuable cultural legacy. — VNS Photo Truong Vi The preservation of the Kinh ethnic minority's history found solid ground yesterday in the capital as the Museum of Ethnology opened a traditional household reconstruction. Constructed during the first half of the 20th century in Tho Loc Commune, Tho Xuan District in Thanh Hoa, this complex housed a well-to-do Kinh family of the Le Duy lineage. "The compound reconstructed at the Viet Nam Museum of…... [read more]
Photo exhibit shows Spratly soldiers (15-08-2008) HCM CITY — A new photo exhibition at HCM City's Artistic Photographers Association has opened depicting the lives of soldiers who live and work on the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago. The exhibition, titled Khoanh Khac Truong Sa (The Moment of Truong Sa) displays 60 colour photos selected from more than 1,000 taken by amateur Tran Quoc Dung. "My photos are the result of my trip to the Truong Sa Islands, where I lived and worked with the soldiers," said Dung, a member of the city's Artistic Photographers Association. "Each work is like a report…... [read more]
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI - Hà Nội streets raged during the 60 days of fighting against French colonialists (December 19, 1946 - February 17, 1947), and evidence of the struggle is on display at an exhibition that opened recently. Military officers and Capital Regiment fighters fought heroically, inspired by the words "give our lives for our nation's life" to liberate the beloved capital. The exhibition, themed Living Forever with the Capital, displays 200 documents, artefacts and photos from the French war (1945-54) provided by the Centre for Thăng Long Heritage Preservation and the Hà Nội Museum. The exhibition is…... [read more]
Postcard exhibit shows a VN past (24-03-2008) by Thuy Hang The more things change: A collection of old postcards on display at the Sofitel Metropole Hotel offer a window into the past. HA NOI — Hanoians and visitors can catch a glimpse of the past at an on-going exhibition of postcards dating back to the beginning of the 20th century, on display at the Sofitel Metropole Ha Noi Hotel. Organised by the hotel, 72 postcards from their sizeable collection are on display. The subjects vary from religious practices to historic monuments and local customs of the country's three largest cities:…... [read more]
An exhibition of works by members of young artists clubs entitled 'Energy' opened this evening at the Exhibition House, No. 16 Ngo Quyen Street, Hanoi. On display are 39 works in a variety of materials and media including oil, silk, and lacquer paintings, lithographs, and sculpture as well as performance art and installations. 42 artists are represented from six art clubs in Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Thai Binh, and Dak Lak provinces, plus Hue and Ho Chi Minh Cities. Despite diverse styles and ideas, all the artists highlight the the inner energy and vitality of youth which fuels, nurtures and motivates…... [read more]
Exhibition shows national award winners (09-12-2005) Medium is the message: Sound of Life by Dinh Van won a silver medal. — VNS Photo Doan Tung HA NOI — Twenty-three outstanding artworks produced during 2001-05 have been honoured by the Viet Nam Fine Arts Association and are the centrepiece of the 2005 national fine arts exhibition opening today in Ha Noi. The national fine arts prizes are presented by the Ministry of Culture and Information every five years. This year, nearly 3,000 artworks by 2,145 artists from around the country were submitted for consideration. Nguyen Quoc Huy of Ha Noi was…... [read more]
Photo exhibition shows love of Vietnam (18-08-2007) Japanese photographer Ooishi Yoshino celebrates Viet Nam with a Ha Noi exhibition of photographs taken over the past 25 years. Have a ball: A photograph taken by Japanese photographer Ooishi Yoshino of four ethnic women eating rice balls in a pagoda in Cao Bang 1982. — VNS Photo Viet Nam has always been close to photographer Ooishi Yoshino's heart, and as a celebration of that affection, she is holding an exhibition in Ha Noi of photos she has taken over the last 25 years. The exhibition features 83 photos of everyday Vietnamese life…... [read more]
(VOVworld) - A map and document exhibit showing Vietnam's sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes opened in Quang Nam province on Friday. The exhibit - a collection of previously published materials by domestic and international researchers and scholars - is historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam's sovereignty over the islands in the East Sea. It includes a 4-volume atla and 30 maps published by China in different historical periods, none of them including the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes, which lie in Vietnam's territorial sea. Also on display are photos showing the sovereignty enforcement and…... [read more]
Exhibition shows Viet Nam through the eyes of women (21-11-2007) HA NOI — An exhibition entitled Viet Nam - Its People and Landscapes recently opened in the capital city, showcasing the work of three female painters. The women, Ueno Mayu from Japan, To Tran Bich Thuy from Viet Nam and Somboon Phoungdorkmai from Thailand have markedly different styles bound together by the common theme, their appreciation of a place and its people. Thai painter Somboon offers direct depictions of the city in paintings like Pho Hang Bo (Hang Bo Street), O Quan Chuong (Gate of Ha Noi) and Pho Lo…... [read more]
An exhibition showcasing paintings by disabled painters is open to public at the East West Cultural Space, Hanoi. Entitled "Love Mosaics," 29 artworks are masterpieces of four disabled painters, ĐỗTrọng Minh, Lê Thị Mỹ Bình, Lưu Xuân Thành and Nguyễn Tấn Hiền. The artists with different perspectives share a common desire for freedom, love and creativeness. Quynh Hoa, founder of "Khat vong ngay moi"quartet designed the programme with a hope that it can serve as a bridge for the painters to show their love for arts. Founded in 2014, the group has organised two exhibitions so far. The current display,…... [read more]