Exhibitions present Japanese and Vietnamese cultures

An exhibition featuring Japanese culture will be held at the Vietnam History Museum in Hanoi on January 16-March 9.

The event will display around 70 objects preseting an overview of the special cultural tradition of Japan and the trading history between Japan and Vietnam.

The exhibition will have 9 themes including Japanese ancient ceramics, Japanese ancient bronze, Buddhist sculpture art, objects for Buddhist ritual purposes, the diplomatic history between Vietnam and Japan, Japanese pottery in Edo dynasty (17th – 18th centuries), Samurai arts, Exchange collections and culture.

In addition, another of Vietnamese folk painting - Trio painting sets and the seminar honoring and promoting Vietnamese folk culture and the conservation of written material heritage with the participation of well-known speakers will be also taken place at L’Espace in Hanoi on January 13.

The seminar will be hosted by professor Phan Huy Le ( President of the Association of Vietnamese Historians ), Philippe Papin ( École pratique des hautes études ), Olivier Tessier ( EFEO representative in Vietnam) and Pascal Bourdeaux (EPHE representative in HCMC).

Compiled by Kim Khanh

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