According to Vietnamese belief, pigs are the embodiment of wealth, good luck and prosperity. Let’s take a look at paintings by Vietnamese artists that spotlight the pig – the zodiac sign of 2019 in the lunar calendar.
Many artists have created their art pieces with images of pigs, as the animal is the zodiac sign of 2019. Artist Dinh Cong Dat is one of them.
The Lao Cai international border gate in the northern mountainous province of the same name was busy with holiday makers on the first day of the Year of the Pig (February 5).
VOV.VN - Spectacular fireworks shows lit up the skies across Vietnam on February 4 as people welcomed the Year of the Pig.
To paraphrase a popular saying, you cannot throw a stone at Vietnamese culture without hitting a pig.
After a busy year with various solo exhibitions by artists from Hanoi, Hue and HCM City, and a month-long exhibition in New York City, Craig Thomas Gallery will close the Year of the Dog and ring in the Year of the Pig with a group exhibition from now through the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet) before ending on February 25.
VOV.VN -A painting exhibition welcoming The Year of Pig 2019 showcases 60 artworks by 33 Vietnamese contemporary artists at Dong A Gallery in Hanoi.
A painting exhibition, themed “the Year of the Pig”, featuring 60 works by 33 contemporary painters, is taking place in Hanoi from January 15 to 23.
VOV.VN - Pig-shaped golden gifts that range in cost between VND100,000 and VND25 million have proved popular among buyers as the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival is fast approaching.