The northern province of Bac Ninh has completed a dossier seeking UNESCO’s inclusion of the making of Dong Ho folk paintings in the list of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding.
An exhibition of Dong Ho folk paintings will take place in Hanoi and the northern province of Bac Ninh from October 31 to November 2.
“Abandoned by Heaven”, a solo exhibition of oil and Dong Ho folk paintings on canvas by Hanoi-based artist Bui Thanh Tam will be held from now to November 2 at Craig Thomas Gallery, 27(i) Tran Nhat Duat Street, Tan Dinh Ward, Dist. 1, HCM City.
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VOV.VN - Hang Trong folk paintings first appeared 400 years ago as religious and Lunar New Year hanging pictures. In the early 20th century, they covered more topics such as social practices and the illustrations of popular stories.
An exhibition of folk paintings originating from different regions of the country opened last week in Hanoi.
The preservation and promotion of folk painting values are facing an array of challenges in terms of materials, sale and successors, said Truong Quoc Binh, a member of the National Cultural Heritage Council.
VOV.VN - Do paper, widely known as the material of the famous Dong Ho folk paintings, has been given new vitality thanks to an art project named “Zo”.
Hundreds of Dong Ho folk painting delighted visitors at an Asian festival at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
More than 400 children are learning about traditional Vietnamese paintings and raising money for charity.
Cultural activities of northern ethnic minority groups were demonstrated at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi on February 22.
Nguyen Dang Che and Nguyen Huu Sam from the northern province of Bac Ninh are two of the few remaining artisans specialising in Dong Ho folk painting – a centuries-old tradition deeply engrained in the mind of the Vietnamese people.
(VOV) -Hanoi’s House of Heritage is celebrating the famous Dong Ho and Hang Trong folk painting styles as part of Lunar New Year (Tet) festivities.