Exhibition reflects HCM City painters' patriotism - Exhibition reflects HCM City painters' patriotism - Website Ho Chi Minh City
The Ho Chi Minh City-based painters and cartoonists are expressing their patriotism about Vietnam's sovereignty through works on display at the city's Fine Arts Museum.
Bao Ve Bien Gioi – Bien Dao (Defend Vietnamese Borders and Seas) showcases 48 paintings and cartoons created by 35 members of the city's Fine Arts Association.
Ma Thanh Cao, director of the museum, said the paintings reflected the painters' feelings about the country's independence, peace and sustainable development.
The exhibition features images of soldiers guarding the country's sea waters as well as works depicting fishermen protecting their offshore ships to safeguard Vietnam 's sovereignty in the East Sea .
It also includes copies of four old maps that show the country's sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly).
The event will remain open until July 17.
After the opening in the city, the exhibition will be moved to municipal colleges and universities, and the neighbouring provinces of Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Dong Nai and Binh Duong.