Exhibition introduces Vietnamese and ROK contemporary arts

Exhibition introduces Vietnamese and ROK contemporary arts

NDO—Artwork by eight contemporary artists from Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (ROK) are on display at an exhibition, which opened in Hanoi on March 3 under the theme “Ranh gioi vo dinh” (“Undefined Boundaries”) as an event to celebrate 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties. (Mar 03, 2017)

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Man preserving the soul of ancient pottery

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