Sydney Opera House and Hanoi's One Pillar Pagoda featured in newly unveiled mural
A mural featuring Vietnam-Australia iconic architectural works of both countries has been inaugurated in Hanoi as part of activities to celebrate the 50 years of relations.
Vietnamese-Australian Architectural Imprints mural has been inaugurated at Hanoi College of Commerce and Tourism as part of the Vietnam-Australia Friendship Food and Culture Festival 2023, one of the activities celebrating the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Australia and Vietnam.
|Painter Thu Thuy gave the final touch to the mural. Photo courtesy of the artist|
Artist Nguyen Thu Thuy, author of the Hanoi Ceramic Road, used a modern graphic style to depict the iconic architectural works of Vietnam and Australia on the 2.6m x 7.2m mural.
The Sydney Opera House is at the center of the mural appearing in fresh colors and bold lines.
Next to the Sydney Opera House, the mural depicts the Hanoi Opera House. Modeled after the Opera Garnier in Paris but smaller in size and built with materials more suited to the climate of northern Vietnam, it was begun by the French in 1901 and completed in 1911. Designed by Harlay and Broyer, the Opera House is characterized by a bold French neoclassical style.
In addition to the Hanoi Opera House, artist Thu Thuy also shows the One Pillar Pagoda, The Huc Bridge and St. Joseph's Cathedral, the typical architectural works of Hanoi.
On the background of modern skyscrapers covered with bright colors, the artist presents architectural works in a decorative graphic style with bright colors.
|Painter Thu Thuy (fifth from the left) and Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Andrew Goledzinowski (second from right) at the painting exhibition. Photo courtesy of the artist|
Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Andrew Goledzinowski highly praised the mural for its meaning.
On this occasion, an exhibition by both Vietnamese and Australian artists was held at the Hanoi College of Commerce and Tourism.
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