Picture of “World’s Most Beautiful Old Woman” presented to the museum

French photographer Réhahn Croquevielle on March 8 offered his picture of over 70-year-old boat rower, Bui Thi Xong that was published in the Los Angeles Times on December 1, 2014 and has been voted the world's most beautiful old womantabled to the Vietnamese Women's Museum in Hanoi.

Picture of over 70-year-old boat rower, Bui Thi Xong by French photographer Réhahn Croquevielle


The old woman, Bui Thi Xong is the cover of Réhahn Croquevielle’s book titled “Vietnam Mosaic of Contrast” that people will see the beauty of Vietnam through a very different angle. The book is a diary of his journey in Vietnam, capturing photos of Vietnamese people, culture, and lifestyle.

Mrs. Bui Thi Xong lives in Hoi An Town’s Cam Nam Ward. The old boat rower told that she met the photographer in 2013 while rowing in Hoai River and the artist took her portrait.

The photographer presented the gift to thank the Vietnamese women and the land. He has spent seven years travelling round Vietnam with his motorbike, starting a new life in the country.



By Mai An – Translated by Kim Khanh

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