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Exhibition showcases special works about Điện Biên Phủ


'Kết nạp Đảng ở Điện Biên Phủ' (Party Member Admission in Điện Biên Phủ) by Nguyễn Sáng

HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam Fine Arts Museum in Hà Nội on April 26 will open an exhibition themed Đường Lên Điện Biên (The Road to Điện Biên) marking the 70th anniversary of the Điện Biên Phủ victory (May 7, 2024).

The exhibition will showcase 70 special works including paintings, graphics, sculptures, sketches, posters and compositions created by 34 veteran Vietnamese artists between 1949 and 2009.

During the fierce fighting on the Điện Biên Phủ battlefield, many artists and painters went directly to the war, joining the troops heading to Điện Biên.

'Tiếng Hát Giữa Mùa Chiến Dịch' (Singing During the Campaign), an oil painting by Mai Văn Hiến

Using a wealth of artistic language, the authors realistically and vividly portray the life and struggle of the Vietnamese army and people against French invaders during the heroic Điện Biên Phủ Campaign of which the victory shocked the globe and greatly contributed to Việt Nam's glorious total victory over the foreign enemy.

With traditional exhibition methods combined with the application of cinema-graphic projection technology and interactive experience space, the exhibition will offer viewers the chance to relive moments of the famous Điện Biên Phủ battlefield, according to the Việt Nam Fine Arts Museum (VNFAM).

'Đánh vào trung tâm Điện Biên Phủ' (Attack on Điện Biên Phủ Centre), an oil painting by Nguyễn Thế Vỵ

In particular, images of President Hồ Chí Minh, General Võ Nguyên Giáp, and other soldiers and people from ethnic groups participating in the resistance war are displayed at the event.

Organiser said the event aims to honour the tradition of patriotism and national solidarity, teach revolutionary spirit for the youth, and pay tribute to heroes and martyrs who participated and sacrificed during Điện Biên Phủ Campaign for national independence.

The exhibition will be open from April 26 to May 15 at the Việt Nam Fine Arts Museum, 66 Nguyễn Thái Học Street, Ba Đình District, Hà Nội.

Within the framework of the exhibition, two Art Talk shows will take place on April 27 and May 11. — VNS 

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