Chương trình thi vẽ về di sản Việt Nam được khởi động

Vietnam's unique cultural heritage is being honored through a special competition. Both tangible and intangible elements of the country's heritage will be celebrated.

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The opening ceremony of the painting competition entitled “Vietnamese Heritage in Fine Arts” was held on May 18, highlighting the importance of preserving cultural heritage and natural values.

The lacquer painting titled “The Scenery of Thay Pagoda” by Pham Hau (1903- 1995)

Participants in the contest have a chance to win an incredible prize worth VND100 million, equivalent to approximately US$4,400, according to the Cultural Heritage Association of Vietnam.

The contest offers seventeen prizes with a total value of VND960 million (roughly US$40,500), including the grand prize of US$4,400.

To Van Dong, Vice President of the Cultural Heritage Association of Vietnam (CHAV), has called for the participation of young local artists and art lovers in an event that aims to depict the beauty and value of Vietnam’s heritage through artworks.

The contest aims to recognize and celebrate the value of heritage, and to promote a love of national heritage among Vietnamese youth. This, in turn, will inspire them to take action in protecting and preserving our heritage for future generations.

Entries to the contest can be in the painter’s choice of materials and genres, exploring themes of tangible and intangible heritages and beautiful landscapes.

Submissions must be sent to the organizers via email to [email protected] by October 30th, with the results being announced on November 20th of 2023.

The organizer will select 100 of the best artworks to be featured in an exhibition at the Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi, commemorating Vietnam’s National Heritage Day on November 23. This exhibition will provide a unique opportunity for visitors to admire and appreciate the remarkable cultural heritage of the country. It will be a celebration of Vietnam’s rich and diverse history, showcasing some of the most captivating and exquisite pieces of artwork. Visitors will be able to experience the true beauty of art and culture that has been passed on from generation to generation in Vietnam. This special event will be a memorable one for all who attend.

The winning artworks will be widely used to promote the values of Vietnam’s cultural heritage and tourism both domestically and internationally, through a variety of publications, media, and social networks. This will help to spread awareness of Vietnam’s culture and potentially increase interest in the country as a tourist destination.