Award-winning artworks of young artists displayed in Hanoi

The National Young Fine Arts Festival 2017 featuring 95 paintings by 80 artists opened in Hanoi on November 21.

A painting by Ha Phuoc Duy

A painting by Ha Phuoc Duy

Launched in April, the organizer received 379 paintings of 185 authors throughout the country. The organizing board presented awards to 18 best artworks, including 4 second prizes, 6 third prizes and 8 encouragement prizes.
Art works include paintings, graphic works, sculptures, installations, body art and video-art pieces which have been created from 2014 to June, 2017 presenting various topics and reflecting contemporary life.

The contest opens for young Vietnamese artists between the ages of 18 and 35 who may submit maximum 2 artworks to the organization board.
The triennial festival, launched for the first time in 2007, aims to encourage the young artists’ creativity and diversification of materials, and honor artworks reflecting contemporary life through their lenses, contributing in the development of Vietnamese contemporary fine arts.
Festival Mỹ thuật trẻ 2017 - Nhiều góc nhìn mới ảnh 1
Festival Mỹ thuật trẻ 2017 - Nhiều góc nhìn mới ảnh 2

By MAI AN – Translated by Kim Khanh

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