An exhibition and conference entitled “Dong Son Fine Art (from 1,800 to 2,500 years)” will be held by the Vietnam University of Fine Art, in conjunction with the Centre for Southeast Asian Prehistory from September 26 to October 3 2011. At the same time, the “Love for Dong Son Fine Art” will also be launched.
The opening ceremony of the photo exhibition entitled “The beauty of Vietnam” opened at the State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia in Moscow on the afternoon of September 21 (Hanoi time).
Vietnam is still not a familiar destination for Japanese leisure travelers, even though Vietnam ranks 12th out of 30 countries welcoming Japanese visitors in 2010, said a Japanese tourism entrepreneur.
Through 28 paintings on silk, artist Ngoc Mai has told the stories of the featured characters of the epic poem Truyen Kieu (The Tale of Kieu), and gave the viewer an insight into Kieu’s up-and-down life.
“In a global environment marked by rising intolerance and crosscultural tensions, often exacerbated by the economic divide between nations, tourism can foster spiritual and cultural respect among and between peoples, while creating economic opportunities to benefit disadvantaged populations”
Research conducted by the National Australia Bank (NBA) and the online travel company Expedia has shown that Turkey, Tanzania and Vietnam are the best-value overseas destinations for Australian people.