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Tag: Art

Sketching Saigon: Charming Indie Cafes Through the Eyes of Taiwanese Illustrator

In Shao-Chen Lin’s new sketchbook, On-the-spot Sketching at Cafes in Saigon, Vietnam, the southern metropolis is defined by its most charming aspect: a robust coffee culture that permeates every corner of the city, from weathered downtown apartments to hidden hẻms in the outskirts of District 3. There’s a special selection of Vietnamese words that, over time, have […]

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Vietnamese Designer Sparks Debate With Modernized National Costume

Miss Vietnam’s national costume for the 2016 Miss Supranational beauty pageant, created by designer Le Long Dung, has sparked debate over its cultural accuracy.  Tuoi Tre reports that Dung’s 45-kilogram costume, called ‘Vietnamese Golden Lotus’, will be worn by model Kha Trang at the pageant, set to be held in Krynica-Zdroj, Poland on December 2. […]

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