Online exhibition features Vietnamese, foreign artists
sonnguyen 16-07-2021, 09:51


Online exhibition features Vietnamese, foreign artists
The online exhibition Cau Chuyen Dòng Song (The Story of the River) featuring 20 paintings by Vietnamese and foreign artists is on display at Vietnamese culture and lifestyle are featured. Photo courtesy of the organiser

HCM CITY   An online exhibition featuring 20 paintings by Vietnamese and foreign artists is on display at

The event called Cau Chuyen Dòng Song (The Story of the River) introduces beautiful works by artists such as Le Đình Nguyen, Ton Thất Bằng and Phạm Bình Chương of Viet Nam. 

Painters Nicolaos D. Kanellos of Greece and Hadi Soesanto of Indonesia are also included.

Highlighted works include creations by Kanellos, former Greek ambassador to Viet Nam. His paintings feature his love for Viet Nam and its people. 

Kanellos, who painted during his term in Viet Nam, spent time discovering and capturing the beauty of the country and its culture, lifestyle and heritage. 

In 2017, he presented 12 paintings from his collection to the Vietnamese Museum of Fine Arts.

“I want my paintings to express my true emotions. These paintings reflect the truthfulness and purity of my feelings," he told local media at the gifting ceremony held by the Greek Embassy in Ha Noi and the museum. 


A painting on silk called Hoi An by Doãn Hoang Lam at the Cau Chuyen Dòng Song (The Story of the River) exhibition.

Cau Chuyen Dòng Song will be open through July. The organiser, Sống Foundation, will host painting auctions online from July 22 to 29 at to raise funds for charity and social programmes. VNS