Ambassador Cuong at the Vietnamese contemporary fine arts exhibition in Washington D.C

A Vietnamese contemporary fine arts exhibition opened on Sept. 9 in Washington D.C. Among those present at the opening ceremony of the exhibition, hosted by the Arts Club of Washington, were Vietnam 's Ambassador to the US Nguyen Quoc Cuong and many members of the Vietnamese Embassy in Washington D.C.
On display are paintings by six Vietnamese, namely Dang Thao Ngoc, Dinh Thi Tham Poong, Phung Pham, Trinh Tuan, Vu Dinh Tuan and Vu Thu Hien, all living and working in Hanoi.
The paintings were made in 2010 when Hanoi turned 1,000 years old. They are part of the collection of more than 800 Vietnamese contemporary fine arts works of Raquelle Azran, an Israeli woman who is fond of Vietnamese arts.
Azran said she wished to bring to American arts lovers the unique and diversified arts of Vietnam as well as to introduce to viewers the wonderful visions and people of Vietnam .
Previously, the exhibition took place in two other US cities, New York and Miami , and in Singapore , Israel , the Netherlands , the UK and Vietnam .
Azran said she loved Vietnam very much, especially Hanoi which is "one of my homes with others in New York and Tel Aviv".