has 54 ethnic groups, each of which has its own traditional culture.
The diversity of the ethnic groups is apparent in the many traditional
and cultural Vietnamese treasures. These treasures include the various
works of art found throughout the country, including sculpture, ceramic,
painting, and casting, made from materials such as clay, stone, bronze,
steel, wood, and paper.
paintings are a combination of traditional cultural values with ancient
artistic methods that have been created through the labour of past
generations. There are two types of Vietnamese folk paintings, Tet (Lunar New Year Festival) paintings and worshipping paintings.
the realm of traditional art, Vietnamese sculpture has had a
significant history of development. Vietnamese sculpture has been
heavily influenced by the three traditional religions, Taoism,
Confucianism, and Buddhism, which come from neighboring countries China
and India. Examples of early Vietnamese sculpture can be found in common
houses, temples, and pagodas.
has taken form early in Vietnam. According to ancient document, pottery
appears in Vietnam ten thousand years ago. Following information is
general outline of pottery and ceramics appearance through historic