Artworks in various styles by Vietnamese lacquer painters will be showcased to the public at an exhibition that was launched at 29 Hang Bai Exhibition Hall in Hanoi on June 1.
(MOCST) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed with the submission of a dossier on Dong Ho folk paintings to UNESCO to include the art in the list of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism was assigned to sign the dossier as regulated.
Some 100 paintings will be auctioned online at the Viet Art Exchange Facebook from March 23 to 25 to raise funds for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The art of puppetry is said to reflect people’s knowledge, creativity, and sense of humor. Vietnamese puppetry has been recognized globally in recent years thanks to the contribution of many Vietnamese puppeteers, including People’s Artist Nguyen Tien Dung.
A total of 103 propaganda paintings, made by 23 painters nationwide, have been submitted to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Department of Grassroots Culture in response to a campaign on creating propaganda paintings regarding COVID-19 prevention and control, launched by the department between March 10 and 15.