Art exhibition on two Vietnam’s resistance wars opened

Saturday, 2015-04-25 17:13:26
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A work by Huynh Phuong Dong at the exhibition
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NDO – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism co-ordinated with the Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition to hold an exhibition opened in Hanoi on April 24 featuring art works on the country’s two resistance wars against the French and the US.

The display is one of the activities to implement a project on composing art works about revolutionary wars. The project, approved by the Prime Minister in Decision No. 844/QD-TTg on June 1, 2011, aims to encourage creating and publishing literature and art works on the two resistance wars.

The exhibition, showcases 13 works with oil painting, lacquer, bronze and stone materials by prestigious painters and sculptural artists including Huy Oanh; Doan Van Nguyen; Nguyen Nghia Duyen; Nguyen Duc Hoa; Dao Quoc Huy; Le Tri Dung; Hoang Dinh Tai; Quach Phong and Huynh Phuong Dong, sculptural artists Nguyen Phu Cuong; Ta Quang Bao; Phan Gia Huong and Le Lang Luong.

The works reflect patriotism and the spirit of national unity during the country’s tworesistance wars against the French and the US, and honour the revolutionary heroism and the brave spirit of the Vietnamese people and army during their struggle for independence.

Addressing at the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Vuong Duy Bien said that the exhibition honours the nation’s proud historic moments, and the heroic martyrs who sacrificed their lives during the country’s two resistance wars.

He expressed his hope that the display would contribute to encouraging the younger generations to actively contribute to the cause of national construction and defence.

The event, running until May 3, also aims to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Liberation of the South and National Reunification.

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