The Culture Review Mag Weekly Roundup (24th April 2020) – Art & Culture stories from around Southeast Asia

Exhibition showcasing reunification art available to view online

The Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum (VNFAM) has launched an online exhibition of paintings and sculptures, including those by artists who were on the battlefield or witnessed the historic moment of Vietnam gaining its independence and reunification on April 30, 1975, in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Seminar held to mark Lenin’s 150th birthday

A national-level seminar entitled “V.I. Lenin’s Legacy: Theoretical and Practical Values” was organised on April 22 to mark his 150th birthday.

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‘Trajectory’: A decade of Lawangwangi creative space

Lawangwangi, which literally means “alluring gate”, had its 10th anniversary in late March.

The creative space, set up by mathematician Andonowati, rose from the initial “Art and Science Estate”, combining a gallery and a science lab, to a splendid entity called “Lawangwangi” which supports and promotes Indonesian artists to an elevated level.

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Myanmar’s Green Future Art and Environment Festival Moves Online Amid COVID-19

This year’s annual Green Future Art and Environment Festival is commemorating the 50th Earth Day on Wednesday with an online exhibition that started on April 20 and runs through the end of the month.

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