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Longyi – The Beautiful Traditional Costume of the Burmese

Wandering around Myanmar streets with Longyi

Myanmar is a country with diverse over 130 ethnic groups. All of them bear their own tradition, dialect, culture, legendary as well as traditional costume, this promise to bring you interesting Myanmar tour packages. Burmese traditional costumes are Longyi (also called Sarong) together with Eingyi (Blouse and shirt). As the King of Anawyatha took the […]

Shopping Experiences in Vietnam

Vietnam art shopping

Vietnam is one of the most delightful places in Southeast Asia. Vietnam has always inspired travelers because of its beautiful landscapes, evocative history, century-deep culture and warm-hearted, hospitable, intelligent people. Vietnam is a nation with thousand years of history. Vestiges of the historic period of the Hung Kinh have revealed that Vietnam is one of […]

Painter Tran Van Can

Another outstanding artwork of Tran Van Can

Tran Van Can was the first-generation artist of Vietnamese fine arts. He was born in a poor family; his father worked as a secretary in Kien An post office; his mother sold toy figurines and paper lanterns for money. Despite the poverty, Tran Van Can and his siblings still had a chance to go to […]

Painter Nguyen Tuong Lan

Nguyen Tuong Lan's Artwork

Nguyen Tuong Lan (1906-1946) was one of the famous artist quartet “Tri – Van – Lan – Can (Painters of the first generation of the Indochina Fine Arts College from 1924) over the first period of Vietnamese Fine Arts. Biography Nguyen Tuong Lan was a graduate of class 4 (1928-1933) of the Indochina Fine Arts […]

Nguyen Phan Chanh’s Career & Silk Paintings

A meal in harvest time – Nguyen Phan Chanh

Nguyen Phan Chanh was recognized to make substantial contributions to Vietnamese silk paintings in the early 20th century throughout the history of Vietnamese Fine Arts. He laid the foundation for Vietnamese silk paintings with a consistent style throughout his career path. Biography Nguyen Phan Chanh (1892-1984) was born in Bat Tien hamlet, Trung Tiet commune, […]

Nguyen Phan Chanh Artist

Being long-lived and regarded as the eldest brother of Vietnamese contemporary fine arts, Nguyen Phan Chanh was the epitome of an artist selecting his own career path. His artworks which were imbued with national soul made valuable contributions to the collection of humanity. Need money but not depend on… money From the perspective of Nguyen […]

Painter Nguyen Sang

National Defense - Nguyen Sang, 1978, lacquer painting, displayed at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum

Nguyen Sang (born on August 1st, 1923 and died on January 2nd, 1988) was born in Dieu Hoa commune, Chau Thanh district, Mi Tho province (now Tien Giang province). He lived and worked at 65 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Dien Bien ward, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi for a long time. He used to study at Gia […]

Painter Nguyen Tu Nghiem

Nguyen Tu Nghiem Artwork

Portrait of Painter Nguyen Tu Nghiem Full name: Nguyen Tu Nghiem Born in 1922, Nam Dan, Nghe An Province Nationality: Vietnamese Artistic fields: Lacquer painting and oil painting Graduated from the Indochina Fine Arts College Prize: Ho Chi Minh Prize Painter Nguyen Tu Nghiem (1922) was famous for lacquer paintings, oil paintings and pigments. He […]

Painter Nguyen Do Cung

Nguyen Do Cung Artwork

Nguyen Do Cung was a talented visual artist of the first generation of Vietnamese visual arts. His family was a traditional Confucian family; his father was Nguyen Do Muc – a renowned scholar in the period of National Language’s development. Nguyen Do Cung was born in Thu Trai village, Thach That district, Son Tay province […]

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