An art space entitled ‘Lotus in the cultural life of Vietnamese people’ has opened at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts (VECCA) in Hanoi as a highlight of the Cultural and Tourism Week on Green Heritage.
Visitors admire calligraphic works on the lotus on display at the art space.
Nearly 100 calligraphy works and paintings featuring lotuses are on display at the event, as well as handicraft products such as pottery, silk and conical hats with the image of the lotus as decoration.
According to Nguyen Thi Thanh Tam, Director of the Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Conservation Fund, and President of the Vietnam Ao Dai Club, this is the first calligraphic event held with a focus on the lotus, attracting the enthusiastic participation from veteran calligraphers and young fine art students from across the country.
Tam has spent nearly 20 years collecting artworks, including paintings, photographs and sculptures featuring lotuses, and is known for her dedication to preserving and promoting Vietnamese culture.
The art space will open until November 25 at VECCA, 2 Hoa Lu Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi.
Handicraft products featuring image of the lotus as decoration are on display at the art space.