Vietnamese folk paintings preserved

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, the Hanoi Museum and Hanoi Ceramics Museum held a workshop on Vietnamese folk paintings and their preservation. As part of the workshop, an exhibition on Vietnam’s 12 typical forms of folk paintings collected by Nguyen Thi Thu Hoa was opened. Collector Nguyen Thi Thu Hoa is also the Director of the Hanoi Ceramics Museum: “Through the exhibition, I want to promote efforts to preserve Vietnamese folk paintings. Each painting is imbued with traditional cultural values”. 
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Visitors look at the exhibited items (Photo: VOV)
The exhibition displays various forms of folk paintings such as Hang Trong, worship paintings of the Dao minority nationality and paintings of ancient Buddhist statues. Visitors could also take part in drawing folk paintings. Ms. Pham Thanh Hang from Hanoi’s Cau Giay district, said: “The exhibition introduces various kinds of folk paintings and ancient folk paintings restored by the museums. I have learnt a lot about the values of each painting style. Such an exhibition is necessary to preserve Vietnamese folk paintings”.