Vietnamese lacquer paintings on display in France

(VOV) -A month-long exhibition, featuring over 40 contemporary lacquers paintings and 200 handicraft products created by Vietnamese artists and artisans, opened in Marseille, France on February 21.

The event, a joint effort of the Vietnamese Embassy in France and the city of Marseille, and part of the “Vietnam Year in France” festivities, attracted the attention of distinguished government officials, diplomats and art lovers from around the world.

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Speaking at the opening ceremony, the Deputy Mayor of Marseille city, Roca Serra, expressed his fond sentiments towards Vietnam, recalling his visit to the Southeast Asian nation in 2012.

The exhibition is the continuation of the fine relationship between Marseille and Vietnam, especially in tertiary education and health care, he said.

The event aims to introduce a mix of both traditional and modern Vietnamese culture, contributing to cultural diversity in Marseille.

Some photos taken at the exhibition:

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