“Photo Hanoi ‘21” cultural events bring a month of photography to the capital

VOV.VN - Activities aimed at honouring both local and foreign photographers within a series of “Photo Hanoi ‘21” cultural events are set to be held across the capital city between May 1 and June 12.

“Photo Hanoi ‘21” represents a month-long programme which is being initiated by the French Institute in Hanoi.

The event will feature the participation of 30 local and foreign photographers, including Lam Duc Hien, a French photographer of Vietnamese, Philippe Marinig of France, Nic Shonfeld of the UK, Roselena Ramistella of Italy, and Elodie Ledure of Belgium.

Six exhibitions are set to be held throughout the course of the event, including “Lam Duc Hien: The Mekong-Stories of man” at the French Institute and “Philippe Marinig: Secret moments of maikos” at the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam. This is in addition to “Punk Dragon: The time has come to rekindle the stars” at the Matca Space for Photography, along with “Unexpected paths: Viewpoints from Europe” at Vincom Center for Contemporary Arts (VCCA).

An exhibition running with the theme of “I’m feeling lucky: Selected titles from RVB Books” will display various photo books at the Matca Space for Photography on May 1 and will serve to open a series of “Photo Hanoi ‘21” cultural events in Hanoi.

These cultural events are suitable for audiences of all ages and all visitors can enter for free.