An exchange exhibition among Vietnamese and Korean artists is being held at the Korean Cultural Center in Hanoi to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Korea.
According to a press release from the center, the exhibition will run through February 18 and includes oil paintings, lacquer paintings, and graphic designs by eight talented Vietnamese artists together with art lecturers and ceramic artists from Korea, including Min Gi Hi, Lee Myung-Ah, Jang Jin, Han Hyung Lim, Ro Hae Sin and Kim Jong In.
Vietnamese artists Ngo Quang Nam, Doan Hong, Nguyen Van Cuong, Tran Yen The, Vu Bach Lien, Cong Quoc Thang, Ha Anh Tuan and Vu Viet Cuong are also exhibiting work.
"Each of the art works describe different characteristic of different cultures," said the release. "While representatives from Vietnam prefer the scenery, the Vietnamese people, the buffalo, the bamboo trees, and the soldiers, the Korean artists represent the delicacy on ceramic."
The event will also include an art talk on February 17 as an opportunity for artists from the two countries to learn from each other and exchange ideas.
The Korean Cultural Center is located at 49 Nguyen Du Street, Hanoi.