VIETNAMESE ART

Vietnamese art has a long and rich history with strong stamps of Chinese and French influences. People show keen interest in art, especially performing art and most art forms in Vietnam took it origin from daily rural life. This part showcases some most well known Vietnamese art.

Fine art

Vietnam Fine Arts has been bearing the seal of an agricultural tradition, attaching to the community life of small villages under the influence of confucianism, a tradition with more poectic than creative features.

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Performing art

Quan họ singing is a Vietnamese folk music style characterized both by its antiphonal nature, with alternating groups of female and male singers issuing musical challenges and responses

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Handicraft

The ceramic art has grown considerably from the eleventh century with a wide variety of shapes and glazes. The theme is often representative of the Buddhist lotus petals and stylized flowers.
 

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