The book launching ceremony (Source: baotainguyenmoitruong.vn)


The 231-page colouring book features the origin, special characteristics, production and applications of Dong Ho paintings.

Dong Ho paintings originated in Dong Ho folk painting village in Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh, about 33 kilometers far from Hanoi to the East.

Books on Dong Ho folk painting (Source: nhandan.com.vn)

The number of households in the village living by making pictures and paper goods is larger than those doing agricultural work. The village still preserves the most ancient way of making pictures of Kinh Bac area.

Book on Dong Ho folk paintings released (Source: baotainguyenmoitruong.vn)


Dong Ho paintings were inscribed in the list of national intangible cultural heritages by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in December 2012./.

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