HCMC showcases Russian culture
Update: Nov 12, 2013
The Ho Chi Minh Museum opened its doors for the cultural exhibition themed “Russian beauties – the country’s soul” on November 11.

The seven-day event, co-organised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry for Culture of Russia, marks the Russian Cultural Day in Vietnam and is part of the 2013-2015 cultural cooperation programme between Vietnam and Russia. The museum will exhibit nearly 200 artefacts including photos, embroidery, fine art handicrafts and Matrioshka dolls.

Nguyen Van Tinh, Director of the International Cooperation Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, stressed the long-lasting relations between the two countries have developed fruitfully in various fields spanning politics, military, trade, economy, science and technology, art and culture.

He said the exhibition will contribute to improving and strengthening the cultural exchange between Vietnam and Russia in the future.

As part of the Russian Cultural Day in Vietnam, a series of activities including art performances, a Russian Film Week and a painting exhibition by famous artist Konstantinovich Rerikh will also be held.