Wednesday, 30/09/2020 07:19

Mid-Autumn painting exhibition opens

Family get together at Mid-Autumn festival, a painting by Văn Nguyễn Thùy Trinh, 12, in Đà Nẵng. A collection of 32 painting of children in Đà Nẵng on the festival are on display at the city's Fine Arts Museum from September 29 to October 10. Photo courtesy of the Fine Arts Museum

ĐÀ NẴNG – An exhibition titled My Mid-Autumn Festival officially opened at the central city’s Fine Arts Museum on September 29, featuring 32 paintings by aspiring young artists.

The museum said the exhibition expressed their dreams and aspirations of a peaceful world with the country's biggest children's festival being held under the moonlight with offerings, lion dancing and lanterns.

My Mid-Autumn, a watercolour painting by Đỗ Quỳnh Anh, 8, is on display in Đà Nẵng. Photo courtesy Đà Nẵng Fine Arts Museum

According to the organisers, the exhibition was intended as a special gift for children after most entertainment activities and performances were cancelled due to COVID-19.

Dream of Rabbit, painted by Nguyễn Khải, 8, is on display at the Đà Nẵng Fine Arts Museum. Photo courtesy of Lê Nguyễn Trương Kha

The exhibition, which is displayed on the first floor of the museum at 78 Lê Duẩn street, will offer free entrance till October 10.

Hanoian vendors

In Thừa Thiên-Huế Province, a painting and photo exhibition focusing on Hanoian vendors in the 1920s will be displayed at the Institute of France in Huế from October 2 to November 8.

Poster of a painting and photo exhibition focusing on Hanoian vendors in the 1920s. The event will be held at the Institute of France in Huế from October 2 to November 8. Photo courtesy of the Institute of France

The exhibition will show a collection of sketches, paintings with watercolours created by 15 students and their teacher, Ferdinand de Fénis, from the Indochina School of Fine Arts (now the Việt Nam College of Fine Arts) between 1925-29.

The collection will recall the old times in Hà Nội through vendors and their cries to buyers in the Old Quarter.

27 black and white photos will be on display showing a unique side of Hà Nội through the stalls of snacks and street food that were familiar to Hanoian people in the 1920s.

The exhibition will be at 1 Lê Hồng Phong Street. Free entrance. VNS

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