The Hanoitimes - A painting exhibition, themed ‘Vietnam’s beauties – a modern look’, was held by the Vietnamese Embassy to the Netherlands, at the Vietnam Arts Centre in The Hague city, on July 10.
The exhibition features 75 paintings introducing the natural beauty of Vietnam and it’s people. The exhibits were created by numerous painters from the Vietnam Fine Arts Association and Vietnam Fine Arts University, who are joining the “Vietnamese Fine Arts and Cultural Diplomacy” project.
Delegates at the exhibition.
The event attracted the attention of ambassadors, diplomatic missions, Dutch partners, international organisations and art lovers in the Netherlands. Speaking at the exhibition, Vietnamese Minister Resident Pham Toan Thang affirmed that the cooperation between Vietnam and the Netherlands has developed across all fields of politics, economy, culture and society.
The exchanges in culture and fine arts between the two countries have been expanded, enhancing the mutual understanding of the traditional cultural identities of the two peoples, as well as significantly contributing to further fostering their deep and sustainable relations in the near future.
The success of the exhibition is expected to offer an opportunity for international friends, particularly Dutch people, to learn more about the land and people of Vietnam.
The event was held to mark the occasion of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to the Netherlands. In addition, on July 9, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc also cut the ribbon to inaugurate the new headquarters of the embassy of Vietnam in The Hague, the Netherlands.
Speaking at the ceremony, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc highly of the role of the Vietnamese community in the Netherlands in boosting the friendly bilateral ties, in the spirit of strategic partnership over the past years. The leader expressed his wish that the embassy would continue fulfilling the tasks assigned by the Party and State, contributing to fostering bilateral ties.
Source: Nhan Dan