Vietnam Art Books -- Vietnam, Lao fine art colleges promote co-operation (December 14, 2004)

Vietnam, Lao fine art colleges promote co-operation (December 14, 2004)


An exhibition of paintings by teachers and students of the Hanoi Fine Art College and the Lao National Fine Art College opened in Vientiane on Friday. It is being presented by the Lao Ministry of Information and Culture.

Phandouangchit Vongsa, a member of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee and Minister of Information and Culture; Huynh Anh Dung, Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos; and a delegation of the Hanoi Fine Art College led by its Director Associate Prof. Dr. Nguyen Luong Tieu Bach attended the opening ceremony.

On display are more than 30 research works, including pencil, oil, lacquer and silk paintings, which are part of a high-level lecture programme that is being provided for the Lao National Fine Art College by the Hanoi Fine Art College.

Addressing the attendees, director of the Lao National Fine Art College Dr. Bunthieng Slitpaphan and Dr Bach praised the time-honoured co-operative ties and mutual assistance between the two fine art colleges. The exhibition is a vivid manifestation of the close friendship and solidarity between the Lao and Vietnamese peoples, especially between the two fine art colleges, they said. On this occasion, the Hanoi Fine Art College presented the Lao college with a number of sculptures and paintings. (VNA)

Reprinted with permission from Nhan Dan Newspaper

     

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