Artists have repainted a Vietnamese village, and it looks awesome

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A group of South Korean artists and volunteers has helped create Vietnam's first mural village, with most paintings promoting the love for nature


 A family pose outside their house. Artists have spent three weeks painting the walls of more than 100 houses in Trung Thanh, a fishing village in Tam Thanh Commune, Tam Ky Town, Quang Nam Province. The project is a cooperation between Quang Nam government, the South Korean Embassy in Vietnam and several non-government organizations. Photo: Hua Xuyen Huynh/Thanh Nien
 The portrait of a local man outside his house. The "Art for a Better Community" project follows the model of several villages in South Korea. Photo: Hua Xuyen Huynh/Thanh Nien
 Many local children are excited with the new walls in their village. Photo: Tien Hung/VnExpress
Most paintings are about the environment and local life. Photo: Tien Hung/VnExpress
 Oh Ye Seul, 25, and her painting of Olaf, a character from Disney's "Frozen." The artist, who visited Vietnam for the first time, told news website VnExpress that she is impressed with the country’s poetic scenery and friendly people. Photo: Tien Hung/VnExpress
 Boys pose with a football painting. Photo: Tien Hung/VnExpress
 Lively colors have replaced thick layers of moss on this wall. Photo: Tien Hung/VnExpress
 A barber’s shop looks a lot more appealing. Photo: Tien Hung/VnExpress
Participants in the project said that by giving the village a facelift, they wish locals feel proud of where they live and work to conserve it. Photo: Tien Hung/VnExpress
A map of Tam Ky City, Quang Nam Province, which shows the location of the village of Trung Thanh:

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