This diary in verse was composed from August 1942 to September 1943 when Vietnam's national leader Ho Chi Minh was imprisoned in Guangxi province (China) by the kuomintang (KMT) government. It is 9.5cm wide and 12.5cm long. It has 82 pages made of white do paper. The text comprises 133 poems writen in Chinese characters, of which 126 of Tang "Thất ngôn Tứ tuyệt" style (four verses, each consisting of 7 words). The Prison Diary is one of our most precious legacies left to the nation and the world by our great national leader Ho Chi Minh. The diary is a strong embodiment of his revolutionary life and work. In addition to its historical interest and significance, the diary is imbued with profound humanity, the values it expresses reflective of the generous and humane mind of a Communist thinker and leader who devoted his entire life to Vietnam's struggle for independence. Dương Hà … [Read more...] about The origional prison diary (Nhật Ký Trong Tù) by Vietnam’s national leader Ho Chi Minh (BTCM 6698).
Nhat ky trong tu
PANO - 115 great calligraphic works featuring “Nhat ky trong tu” (Prison Diary) written by Uncle Ho will be presented to Thua Thien-Hue province by Chinese calligrapher LuYuan. The Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee announced at a press conference, Thua Thien-Hue Department of Culture and Information, Supporting Developing Talent centre, P&T Communications Joint-stock Co Vietnam Enterprises-Businessmen Culture Joint-stock Co with support of the organising board of Vietnam-WTO 2008 Trade Exhibition Fair on August 16. “Nhat ky trong tu” is a collection of President Ho Chi Minh’s poems in Chinese script, which were composed over just one year from August 1942 to September 1943 while Uncle Ho was imprisoned by the Chinese Nationalist Party. It is not only an invaluable historical document, but also a great literary work, educating Vietnamese generations in revolutionary virtues. Calligrapher LuYuan has ceaselessly worked for nearly 10 years to … [Read more...] about Great calligraphy of Uncle Ho’s “Nhat ky trong tu” in Chinese script presented
More than 80 poets from 27 countries and territories around the world have arrived in Vietnam to attend the 1st Asian-Pacific Poetry Festival, which is opening in the northern province of Quang Ninh today. Titled “Poetry for a Peaceful, Co-operative and Developed Asia-Pacific,” the 3-day event also benefits from the participation of 40 local poets. The foreign guests include such world-renowned names as Ko Un, the Korean poetwho was nominated for the Nobel Prize in 2011 and Ahn Kuyn Hwan, also from Korea, who translated Ho Chi Minh’s noted poem collection “Nhat Ky Trong Tu” (Diary in Jail) into Korean. American poet Lady Borton who received the Peace Award by the War Resisters League under the London-based War Resisters' International organization in 1988, and Ban'ya Natsuishi, chairman of the Japanese Haiku Poem Association are also among special festival guests. According to the schedule, the poets will attend a seminar titled “Peaceful, … [Read more...] about Quang Ninh festival gathers more than 80 international poets
Vietnam will host the 1st Asian-Pacific Poetry Festival in the northern province of Quang Ninh next month. Titled “Poetry for a Peaceful, Co-operative and Developed Asia-Pacific”, the 3-day event will be attended by 80 poets from 27 countries and territories. The guests include world-renowned names such as Korean poets Ko Un who was nominated for the Nobel Prize in 2011 and Ahn Kuyn Hwan who translated Ho Chi Minh’s noted poem collection “Nhat Ky Trong Tu” (Diary in Jail) into Korean, American poet Lady Borton who received the Peace Award by the War Resisters League under the London-based War Resisters' International organization in 1988, Ban'ya Natsuishi, chairman of the Japanese Haiku Poem Association and New Zealander author Sue Wootton together with 40 local poets. The festival will start on February 2 in Ha Long city. … [Read more...] about Vietnam to host Asian-Pacific poetry fest
Artist's abstract works on show Artist Dao Trong Luu is displaying 15 abstract oil on acrylic paintings at the Tu Do Gallery in HCM City. Nhip Dieu Va Choi (Rhythm and Game) features works he created in Sa Pa this year like Overture Tet (Overture for Lunar New Year), Giao Huong Ngay Moi (Symphony for a New Day), and Tiec Da Khuc (Party of Nocturne). "I love to be alone with music and paint," the 69-year-old painter says. "I always begin my day with a ‘game' of oils, toile, acrylics, and melodies, and end with a symphony of colours. "That's my art." Luu, who was born in Ha Noi, and a graduate from the Ha Noi Pedagogic Fine Arts College, was a teacher, and founded the Youth Art Club at the Ha Noi Youth Culture Palace.• In 1984 he worked as an assistant to the art director of the film Commandos of Sai Gon, and then worked and studied with artists Olivier Debre in Paris and Hashegawa in Zurich. He has held several solo and group exhibitions in Viet Nam, Japan, South … [Read more...] about ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 25/11