Art auction helps children with cancer

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A painting of the Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first university, has been given up for auction to raise funds for children with cancer.

The GAMMA-EDUGAMES Company has given the painting of the gate into the temple to "Uoc mo cua Thuy" (Thuy's Dream), a program set up by former Vietnam Vice President Nguyen Thi Binh.

The charity program run by Tuoi Tre newspaper and which will organize the auction  is named after Le Thanh Thuy, a high school girl famous for fighting a long, hard battle against cancer before she died.

The painting of approximately 2 x 2 meters was assmebled from 245,760 particles of more than 20 colors by ten artists over a three-week period.

It will be displayed at the Ho Chi Minh City Youth Cultural House at No.4 Pham Ngoc Thach, District 1 through Sunday.

 

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