Painting exhibition “Russian Landscape” kicks off

Thursday, 2018-10-11 12:18:10
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A work at the exhibition.
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NDO – An exhibition themed “Russian Landscape” opened at the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi on October 10, as part of activities to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Hanoi.

The event was attended by delegation of the Vietnam-Russia Parliamentary Friendship Group; Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Russian ambassador to Vietnam Konstantin Vnukov; and Head of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo), Eleanora Mitrofanova.

At the opening ceremony, delegates affirmed that the event is an opportunity to promote cultural exchanges and to promote the friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Russia.

On the same day, under the framework of the series of events, the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Hanoi organised the cultural programme at the Hanoi Opera House by a troupe from the “Gzhel” Moscow National Academic Theatre of Dance.

The theatre was founded in 1988 to commemorate the 650th anniversary of the existence and development of one of the most well-known and most recognisable traditional Russian handicraft creations, Gzhel ceramics. The theatre is known for having Russia’s most outstanding talented and creative artists.