An exhibition, highlighting the coal sculpture profession of the northern province of Quang Ninh, officially opened at the Thua Thien – Hue provincial Museum of History in the ancient city of Hue on July 22.
At the exhibition. (Photo: VNA)
On display are over 200 precious documents, images and artworks that feature the many unique artistic values of handicraft products made of coal.
The exhibits are divided into two parts, with the first providing an overview of the formation and development of the coal industry while the second introduces coal handicrafts.
Coal sculpture has become a distinct cultural feature of Quang Ninh and is considered a traditional profession associated with the history of the mining land.
The exhibition aims to offer an opportunity for visitors to Hue to enjoy the valuable images and products and learn more about the craft in Quang Ninh province as well as raising public awareness of preserving and promoting cultural heritage value and the traditional professions of the country.
The event will last until September 15. All COVID-19 prevention and control measures have been implemented carefully.