Da Nang: Exhibition features traditional Vietnamese mascot

Da Nang: Exhibition features traditional Vietnamese mascot

NDO - As many as 200 images and artefacts related to Nghe - a traditional mascot in ancient Vietnamese culture - are on display at an exhibition which opened at the Da Nang Museum of Fine Arts in the central city on August 15. (16 hours ago)

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