Posts Tagged ‘ mosaic ’

Walls can speak

October 3, 2009
Walls can speak

Concerns about overt commercialization, historical ignorance and haphazard design are dogging a half-completed project to create a 4.3-kilometer mural for Hanoi’s millennium. When artist and journalist Nguyen Thu Thuy suggested creating a ceramic mosaic mural showing episodes from Vietnamese history in March 2007, it found immediate favor with the general public and the press.The idea [...]

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A mosaic of Tet festivals

January 18, 2009
A mosaic of Tet festivals

 HANOI – Spring Exhibition 2009 (Vietnam Exhibition Center, through Friday)Tran Van Tan, director of the Vietnam Exhibition Center, says this year’s Spring Exhibition will be the largest in its 17-year history, with 500 businesses showcasing products from around the national at some 800 stalls.Visitors to the Hanoi event can try various specialty products from several [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...