Two Vietnamese Artists Received Francophone Economic Forum Awards
Vietnamese artists have received the Francophone Economic Forum (FFA) awards for their works at the exhibition of arts and handicrafts of the Francophone community held in Paris, VNA reported.
|At the stand displaying works of painter Dang Canh. Photo: VNA
The fair takes place for three days from November 24 to 26, including more than 100 booths displaying unique and diverse paintings and sculptures from France and countries in the Francophone community.
Here, Vietnamese artists were honored to receive awards from the FFA for their artworks.
Accordingly, painter Dang Canh and sculptor Jean-Pierre Vong were awarded for their stand displaying paintings and sculptures from Vietnam. The awards aim to commend the creativity in the artistic works of two Vietnamese artists.
As a member of the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Association, Canh has had numerous solo exhibitions in Vietnam and France, including cities like Versailles, Grand Palais, Paris. He was notably selected to exhibit his works at the international exhibition "Artistes du Monde" in Cannes.
|Painter Dang Canh and sculptor Jean-Pierre Vong. Source: Isa Dang/FB
Jean-Pierre Vong, a painter and sculptor, was born in Vietnam and has actively engaged in the art field in France, and attended various art exhibitions and displays.
Secretary General of the International Organization of Francophonie (OIF) Louise Mushikiwabo spoke highly of Vietnam's booth. Each country has brought to the exhibition its own wonderful creativity, creating a harmonious beauty in cultural heritage with all the richness and diversity, enriching the identity of the Francophone community.
She assessed this as a meeting place to promote social and economic cohesion between countries in the community.
During the opening ceremony, Mushikiwabo announced Vietnam's name and presented the FFA award to the Vietnamese delegation.
|The Art and Handicrafts Exhibition of the Francophone community took place in the city of Nogent sur Marne, France. Source: Isa Dang/FB
The event was held on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Vietnam-France diplomatic ties, leaving a profound impression on international friends.
The martial arts performance of martial artist Nguyen Van Minh of the Kinh Van An sect in Hue City closed the art performance program.
Vietnam's participation in the artistic life of France has contributed to proving the strong friendship between the two countries in all aspects, looking forward to a good future of development in the two countries' relationship.
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