Exhibition celebrates Russian October Revolution
15:40 | 07/11/2017
VGP - An exhibition celebrating the friendship between Viet Nam and Russia is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City in honor of the centennial anniversary of the October Revolution, as part of the activities to mark the 100th anniversary of the Great October Revolution of Russia (November 7, 1917 – 2017).

The exhibition aims to highlight the historical values of the Russia October Revolution to the revolutionary movement globally, as well as in Viet Nam.

The 100 photos depict the revolutionary spirit, the friendship between the two countries, and the beauty of Russia, including its people and famous landmarks such as Lenin's Mausoleum, Red Square, Winter Palace, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Painter Tran Quan Ngoc graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University and the Faculty of Painting and History at the Moscow State V. I. Lenin Pedagogical Institute, now the Moscow State Pedagogical University, in 1967.

He has had eight personal exhibitions, twice in the Soviet Union in 1965 and 1967, while he has also participated in many exhibitions with other artists. His works are in the collection of many painting lovers in Vietnam and other countries such as Russia, the U.S., France, Sweden and Denmark.

The classical Russian style is demonstrated in the artist's work from the layout and angle of view, to the light and colour.

It also provides an overview of the development of the iconic October Revolution, and its impact on Viet Nam’s revolutionary movement.

The event’s opening ceremony hosted the city’s leaders, officials who studied and worked in the USSR, now Russia, and guests from Russia’s diplomatic offices.

The event runs until November 10.

                                                                                                                By Vien Nhu

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