Painting competition launched to mark Vietnam-Cuba diplomatic ties

Update: 15:28 | 14/09/2020
A painting competition was launched in Hanoi on September 14 to celebrate the 60th founding anniversary of Vietnam-Cuba diplomatic relations (December 2).

The contest is open to Vietnamese children aged 6-15, focusing on those from art clubs of elementary and secondary schools.

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Thirty-four award-winning paintings featuring the life and career of Cuban revolutionary leader Che Guevara were presented at a meeting celebrating the 59th anniversary of Cuba’s National Day (January 6, 1959-2018) in HCM City. (Photo: Ngoc Diep/VNS)

Entries must show an understanding about Cuba, the friendship and solidarity between Vietnam and Cuba in the past, at present and in the future, as well as Cuban President Fidel Castro and his relationship with President Ho Chi Minh and the Vietnamese country and people, and activities of the two nations’ youths.

They must come in sizes between 30cmx40cm and 50cmx70cm and have not been published on newspapers, magazines or mass media. They should be sent to the organising board from September 15 to October 31.

The event is expected to raise youths’ awareness about the bilateral friendship as well as the Cuban people, country and revolutionary history.

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(Source: VNA)