Exhibition displays Russian ceramics in Hanoi

Friday, 2019-12-20 12:53:51
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Delegates cut the ribbon to open the exhibition
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NDO – An exhibition featuring the collection of Russian porcelain and ceramics of the Hermitage Museum kicked off at the Vietnam National Museum of History on December 19.

The event is considered to be an opportunity for the public to learn more about the history of ceramics in Russia, and to enjoy a number of unique ceramic products of the two countries, Vietnam and Russia.

The exhibition was co-organised by the Vietnam National Museum of History and Vietnam’s the Hermitage Museum and the royal ceramics workshop in St. Petersburg, Russia, with the support of the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Hanoi and Gazprom EP International - the sponsor of Gazprom Group's projects abroad. This is one of the key cultural events within the Viet Nam-Russia Cross Year 2019-2020.

The exhibition combines product displays with sound and lighting effects.

The porcelain and ceramic products display the traditional beauty created by generations of ancient Russian artisans. With diverse genres and styles, and unique materials, the exhibition space is designed to be appealing with modern lighting and sound techniques. Visitors have the opportunity to see and hear "Sounds from the beautiful past domain" through art galleries using multimedia.

In addition, the visitors can also enjoy viewing the royal treasures of the Nguyen Dynasty, the unique works of Bat Trang and Chu Dau ceramics.

Along with the exhibition, there is an educational programme which includes presentations on Russian art and culture, and a contest on creating sketches to paint on porcelain.

The event is considered to be an opportunity for the public to learn more about the history of ceramics in Russia, and to enjoy a number of unique ceramic products of the two countries, Vietnam and Russia.

The exhibition runs until the end of February 2020 at No. 1 Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.