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Third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition ongoing in Hanoi

November 09, 2020 | 16:08

The third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition is taking place in Hanoi, featuring a total of 117 artworks by artists from ASEAN member countries.

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Third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition ongoing in Hanoi
Photo: VOV

On November 6, the third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition kicked off in Vincom Center for Contemporary Art, Hanoi. This is a meaningful cultural and artistic event in 2020 when Vietnam assumes the ASEAN Chairmanship. It is organized by the Department of Arts, Photography and Exhibition, Department of International Cooperation (under Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) in coordination with Vietnamese Embassies in ASEAN countries and the embassies of ASEAN countries in Vietnam with a view to fostering ties, cooperation and cultural exchanges between ASEAN countries, VOV reported.

Third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition ongoing in Hanoi
Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ta Quang Dong speaks at the event. Photo: VOV
Third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition ongoing in Hanoi
Photo: VOV

The artistic council chooses 117 works among 345 ones of 182 painters from 10 ASEAN member states to display at the exhibition. Pictured is an artwork by Thai painter Chakrit Lapaudomloet which wins first prize.

Third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition ongoing in Hanoi
Photo: VOV

The displayed artworks feature life, people, natural landscapes, country, solidarity, cooperation, etc of ASEAN countries.

Third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition ongoing in Hanoi
Photo: VOV

A total of 11 outstanding works are awarded including 1 first prize (belong to Thai artist), 2 second prizes (belong to Thailand and Vietnamese artists), 3 third prizes (belong to Philippines, Thailand and Vietnamese artists) and 5 consolation prizes.

Third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition ongoing in Hanoi
Photo: VOV
Third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition ongoing in Hanoi
Photo: VOV

The artwork local painter Nguyen Duc Hanh claims the second prize.

Third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition ongoing in Hanoi
Photo: VOV

The artwork by Philippines Ma Victoria Abano wins the third prize.

Third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition ongoing in Hanoi
Photo: VOV

Prof. Takeshi Hara, an Art Council member from Tokyo University of Art and Design is surprised and interested in artworks displayed at the exhibition.

Third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition ongoing in Hanoi
Photo: VOV
Third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition ongoing in Hanoi
Photo: VOV

The exhibition has attracted many visitors.

Third ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition ongoing in Hanoi
Photo: VOV

The exhibition is slated to last until November 25.

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