Art exhibition highlighting Viet Nam-France friendship opens
Update: Oct 17, 2018
A fine art exhibition highlighting Viet Nam – France friendship opened in Ho Chi Minh City on October 15 by the HCM City’s Union of Friendship Oganisations (HUFO) and the Viet Nam-France Friendship Association.  

Visitors at the exhibition

On the display themed ‘Rencontre 2018’, 42 art works, including paintings in oil, acrylic and lacquer, and sculptures in ceramic, by five French and 14 Vietnamese painters and artists. The works feature images of people, landscape and still life. 

Addressing the opening ceremony, Huynh Van Muoi, Chairman of the HCM City Fine Arts Association, said this is the fourth joint Viet Nam – France art exhibition to be held in HCM City. Through the event, Vietnamese and French artist have a chance to share experience in paintings, thus contributing to further tightening friendship and cooperation between the two countries.

Earlier, three joint art exhibitions between Vietnamese and French artists were held in HCM City.

The Rencontre 2018 exhibition, part of activities to mark the 45th anniversary of the diplomatic ties and five-year Strategic Partnership between Viet Nam and France, will run through October 25 at the HCM City Fine Arts Association.