Vietnam – RoK art exhibition kicks off

10:25 | 09/02/2018 Society

Fifty-six paintings from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Vietnam are being showcased at an exhibition which officially got underway at the Exhibition House, No. 45 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi, on February 6.

Vietnam – RoK art exhibition kicks off

The exhibition, themed ‘Beautiful Moments in Asia’, features 36 paintings by 17 of the RoK’s painters and 19 pieces by 19 different Vietnamese artists. Covering diverse genres and using materials such as lacquer, oil paints, inks, the RoK’s ink, jiangji paper, ‘Do’ paper and silk, the works depict the beauty of the two country’s landscapes as well as the daily life of their peoples.

The exhibition is expected to contribute to promoting a cultural and arts exchange, as well as mutual understanding between the two peoples.

According to Pham Kim Binh, Chairman of the Hanoi Fine Arts Association, in recent years, Vietnam and the RoK have continually strengthened their friendly relations, especially in the fields of culture and arts. Various art exchange exhibitions and as well as workshops on exchanging art academies are held in Hanoi (Vietnam), and Seoul and Busan (RoK).

The exhibition runs until February 10.

Theo NDO