Hoi An, Da Nang host myriad of activities to mark Liberation Day
Update: Apr 26, 2017
Thanh Ha Terracotta Park in Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam will introduce a statue garden to create more art space on April 30.

A painting of a fish will be displayed in an exhibition at ​Da Nang city’s Fine Arts Museum. (Photo: VNA)

The park’s managing director, Huynh Ngoc Uyen Phi, told Viet Nam News that the garden will display terracotta statues of 20 people who made great contributions to the UNESCO-recognised heritage of Hoi An.

She said a statue of Polish archaeologist and architect Kazimierz Kwiatkowski, known as ‘Kazik’, who made endless efforts to restore Hoi An, My Son Sanctuary and the Complex of Hue Monuments, will be in the garden along with music composer Trinh Cong Son and retired Party Secretary of Hoi An city Nguyen Su.

A painting exhibition on the beauty of Hoi An’s people and land will also be displayed at the park on April 27-30.

Additionally, some 50 paintings collected from a workshop of artists from HCM City and the southern province of Dong Thap will go on display at the exhibition,

Also on the fun, Da Nang City’s Fine Arts Museum will host an exhibition of 70 paintings by artists from the city and Quang Nam province at 78 Le Duan street from April 28 to May 8.

The museum also has a permanent display of 413 works by artists in the city and from provinces in the region.

An exhibition of antiquities collections will be opened at the Da Nang Museum at 24 Tran Phu Street between April 28 and May 10.

About 60 artefacts including bronze sculpture censers and ceramic pots during the Nguyen Dynasty, Chu Dau ceramic collection (16-17th century), and a stone carved painting of China from 19th century will be displayed.

The Da Nang Museum also has a collection of 11 ancient cast-iron cannons (made during the Nguyen Dynasty, between 1802-60) that were unearthed at Dien Hai Citadel.