Painting exhibition featuring Russian landscape opens in Ha Noi
Update: Oct 12, 2018
A painting exhibition featuring Russian landscapes has opened in Ha Noi, as part of activities to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Russian Centre of Science and Culture.  

Visitors at the exhbition

The event was attended by delegation of the Viet Nam-Russia Parliamentary Friendship Group; Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Russian ambassador to Viet Nam Konstantin Vnukov; and Head of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo), Eleanora Mitrofanova.

On the display are 50 works on different materials featuring landscapes in Russia by famous Russian painter M.V. Stoyachko.

According to Nguyen Anh Minh, Director of the Viet Nam National Arts Museum, the event is a vivid manifestation of the friendship and cooperation between Viet Nam and Russia. This is an occasion for Viet Nam's art lovers and painters to meet and share experience with renowned Russian painters.

The three-day exhibition runs through October 12 at the Viet Nam National Fine Arts Museum.

On the same day, under the framework of the series of events, the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Ha Noi organised the cultural programme at the Ha Noi Opera House by a troupe from the “Gzhel” Moscow National Academic Theatre of Dance.

The theatre was founded in 1988 to commemorate the 650th anniversary of the existence and development of one of the most well-known and most recognisable traditional Russian handicraft creations, Gzhel ceramics. The theatre is known for having Russia’s most outstanding talented and creative artists.