Vietnam will have the first basketboat route

Artists and local children painted a boatLocal authorities in Quang Nam Province’s Tam Thanh Commune are cooperating with artists from Singapore in an ecotourism project which aims to introduce local life and culture to visitors.

Artists and local children painted a boat

Many artists and local people have been joining in the project which includes painting work on some 60 round basket boats.

An artist beside his work

Last June, Trung Thanh Village in Tam Thanh Commune was chosen for an art project as part of the Korea Foundation Community Art Exchange Programme held by the Korea Foundation and UN-Habitat Vietnam to improve living conditions and introduce more art to the public. Five artists from the South Korea, 12 volunteers and many Vietnamese students have given the walls of about 100 houses a new face with colourful paintings.

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