By Ngoc Thanh  October 17, 2018 | 09:23 am GMT+7 The outer walls of the Phan Dinh Phung High School now carry 28 beautiful murals of Hanoi icons. The Phan Dinh Phung High School, located in Hanoi’s Ba Dinh District, was formerly a male pedagogical institute (École Normale d’instituteur) used to train elementary teachers under the French colonial regime. In 1923, it became the Indochina College Primary school (École Primaire Superieur Indochinoise, aka E.P.S.I). The present Phan Dinh Phung High School was founded on March 10, 1973 and later on merged with Hoang Dieu High School in 1996. The school is celebrating its 45th birthday with an art project in which a group of artists paint murals of iconic Hanoi landmarks on its compound walls. It has an area of 11,000 square meters and its long walls face major streets like Cua Bac, Phan Dinh Phung and Quan Thanh, giving the artists a spacious enough canvas to exhibit their talent and for the public to appreciate it. The project began on October 8 and three artists worked tirelessly for about 10 days. Three paintings of the ancient gate, the One Pillar Pagoda and the Dong Xuan Market. Hanoi’s One Pillar… Read full this story
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