One of the exclusive photos of the French icon Brigitte Bardot currently being shown at an exhibit in HCMC
A photo exhibition featuring the legendary French bombshell Brigitte Bardot opened in Ho Chi Minh City on May 10 as part of celebrations for Vietnam - France Year 2013.
The "BB Forever - Brigitte Bardot, Legend" exhibit features around 30 exclusive photos featuring the actress and singer who was one of most famous sex symbols of the 1950s and 60s.
Bardot starred in 48 films, including the controversial "And God Created Woman" released in 1957. She also performed in several musicals, and recorded over 50 songs before retiring from the entertainment industry in 1973. Ever since, she has made a name for herself as an animal rights activist.
Henry-Jean Servat, a close friend to the French icon, is a journalist with Paris-Match who makes regular contributions to radio and television programs on celebrities. He has written fifteen books on subjects including Bardot and Alain Delon. All the exhibited photos were taken by the journalist.
The exhibition, co-held by Servat and the French Embassy in Vietnam, will run until July 10 at Sofitel Saigon Plaza, 17 Le Duan Street, District 1, HCMC.
HCMC is the sixth city to host the exhibition, which has been shown in New York, Chicago, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Bangkok, and Beijing
After HCMC, the exhibition will tour to the Philippines and India.