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Artistic exchange “Soldiers and journalists” takes place in HCMC

In Uncategorized on December 17, 2010 at 5:57 am

Artistic exchange “Soldiers and journalists” takes place in HCMC

QĐND – Thursday, December 16, 2010, 21:4 (GMT+7)

An artistic exchange, “Soldiers and journalists”, will be organised by the Ho Chi Minh Journalists Association and the Nghebao Magazine, in cooperation with Saigon Giai Phong Newspaper and Ho Chi Minh Television, to celebrate the 66th founding anniversary of Vietnam’s People’s Army.

The information was made public at a press conference on Wednesday.

Spectators will have exchanges with journalists who had been or have been working in the Army such as Tran Dang Khoa, Tran The Tuyen, Dao Van Su, Quynh Hop, Nhi Du and Hoai Nam to have further understanding of the virtues and daily life of Uncle Ho’s soldiers.

The program also introduces songs and poems set to music by some journalists. Meritorious artists Quang Ly, Ta Minh Tam and singers Cam Van, Anh Tuyet, Cong Lam, Thanh Thao and the Ao linh Team will join the program to be held at the Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theatre and broadcast live on HTV9 at 8pm on December 20th.

Translated by Van Hieu

Source: QDND

Tourism artistic photos on display

In Uncategorized on July 4, 2010 at 4:10 pm

Tourism artistic photos on display

QĐND – Sunday, July 04, 2010, 20:55 (GMT+7)

The award presentation ceremony of the fifth National Tourism Artistic Photo Contest took place in Hanoi on July 1, coinciding with the opening of an exhibition showcasing the outstanding photos.

The contest and exhibition, entitled “Vietnam – My Homeland”, are activities to mark the 50th founding anniversary of Vietnam’s tourism industry (July 9, 1960-2010).

The contest, launched in October 2009, had received 4,426 colour as well as black and white photos, including 121 photo sets of 456 photographers from 51 provinces and cities nationwide. Hanoi recorded the largest number of contestants with 112 photographers.

The Organising Board selected over 136 works for the final round and display. Hanoian photographer Ta Quang Bao won the special prize with his set of photos entitled “Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) Gongs” while the first prize went to Tran Cao Bao Long from Ho Chi Minh City.

The exhibition, open at 29 Hang Bai, Hanoi, will last until July 5.

Source: CPV/VNA

Source: QDND

Argentina bestows artistic gift on Vietnam

In Uncategorized on June 9, 2010 at 7:38 pm

A lively and colorful mural depicting the cultural treasures of Argentina has been unveiled in Hanoi to welcome the capital city’s 1,000th anniversary celebrations.

Artists Maria Teresa Bobbio, Christina Diaz and Sonja Vitulic worked with Vietnamese artists for three weeks to complete the 25-meter ceramic mural.

Located along the embankment under the Long Bien Bridge Pier, the 65 ceramic tiles illustrate idyllic Argentinean landscapes as well as the country’s famous Tango dancers.

The ceramic tiles used in the mural came from Bat Trang, Vietnam’s most famous handicraft village where some of Vietnam’s most talented artisans ply their trade.

While the mural was under construction in Vietnam, Vietnamese artists also traveled to Rawson, the capital city of the southern province of Chubut, Argentina, where they made a mural for the city as a gift in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Argentina’s May Revolution (May 25, 1810).

The picture, titled “New Era” and located at the Rawson capital city center in the city’s administrative district, has historical and cultural themes, featuring images of Vietnam and Argentina including Vietnam’s peach blossoms and Khue Van Cac (Pavilion of Literature), Ceibo flowers of Argentina, the Rawson City Church and a battleship.

Three Argentinean artists and one Vietnamese work together on the ceramic mural in Hanoi (Photo:Mai An)

Source: SGGP

Handicapped children show their artistic creativity

In Politics-Society on March 15, 2010 at 6:21 pm

Handicapped children show their artistic creativity

QĐND – Sunday, March 14, 2010, 21:36 (GMT+7)

An art festival for children with disabilities was held in HCM City on March 14 by the municipal Vietnam-Japan Friendship Association and the Volunteers Group Coupii Vietnam, a community-based group with about 80 members established in 2008.

At the event, hearing-impaired and mentally-handicapped pupils from two schools in HCM City joined other disabled children from Binh Duong province in creating artwork.

This festival provided a chance for these disadvantaged children to integrate more fully into their communities and call for support from society.

Kim Ngan, a coordinator of Coupii Vietnam, said artistic activities like this, though simple, would help the children build on their creativity and show their own languages. She said they would have an opportunity to interact with the community and receive more attention from society.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND