More than 40 works, including oil and lacquer paintings, sculpture and mixed media, are "a gift of love presented to life and women", said Võ Thành Tâm, a student of HCM City Fine Arts University. … [Read more...] about Korean, Vietnamese artists pay tribute to ‘unending inspiration’
Artists who combine painting and photography
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Art Photo Contest and Exhibition 2020 was launched at a ceremony in Hanoi on February 25. Deputy head of the Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ma The Anh said the contest is open to both professional and amateur Vietnamese photographers aged 18 and above. The entries must belong to the categories of realism and thought, and should be taken in 2019 and 2020. They can be sent to the organising board from now until the end of June 30 as single photos or photo groups. Each photographer can submit a maximum of 10 single photos or five photo sets, which have yet to be displayed or win prizes at any national and international contests held by the ministry and the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists. The biennial event aims to introduce to the public, both locally and internationally, outstanding works of Vietnamese photographers./. … [Read more...] about Vietnam Art Photo Contest and Exhibition 2020 launched
Joint Environment Monitoring of Mekong Mainstream Hydropower Projects (JEM) aims to "systematically collect, generate and share reliable and scientific data and information through a standardized basin wide joint environmental monitoring program on site-specific issues that have cross-national implications," said Dr. So Nam, chief environmental management officer at MRC. … [Read more...] about Mekong pilot program to monitor impact of Lao dams on lower basin
The director of the South Korean Centre for Disease Control, Jung Eun-kyeong, suggested at a press briefing that "there is a possibility that the characteristics of many people sitting close together in a very confined space and holding service for more than an hour" would have led to "a few who were exposed infecting many other infectees". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Why did infections shoot up South Korea?
After their tour of Marseilles, the Vietnamese musicians became used to this western practice and began to present themselves on stage so the audience could not only listen to them, but watch them perform. My Tho was the first locality to present artists in this fashion. … [Read more...] about France show ‘reshapes’ Vietnamese art ‘Đờn ca tài tử’