Kieu Cao Dung from Hanoi has turned ordinary lotus leaves into works of art with traditional cultural features.

Paintings,Vietnam arts
Turning a fresh lotus leaf into art has many stages, combined with a variety of different chemicals and secret techniques. Paintings on lotus leaves are meticulously completed through stages from selecting leaves to coloring, drying and processing. (Photo: VNA)
Paintings,Vietnam arts
With an ambition to introduce unique artworks to international friends, Kieu Cao Dung has also combined lotus leaves with traditional products such as non la (conical hats), Dong Ho paintings and calligraphy. (Photo: VNA)
Paintings,Vietnam arts
Painter must stay meticulous or the lotus leaves would be torn. (Photo: VNA)
Paintings,Vietnam arts
An Artwork from lotus leaves. (Photo: VNA)
 
Paintings,Vietnam arts
An Artwork from lotus leaves. (Photo: VNA)
Paintings,Vietnam arts
An Artwork from lotus leaves. (Photo: VNA)
Paintings,Vietnam arts
An Artwork from lotus leaves. (Photo: VNA)

Source: VNP

Organic lotus tea start-up focuses on quality first

Organic lotus tea start-up focuses on quality first

As the sun sets, Le Son Hai carefully opens the petals of a fresh blooming lotus flower and stuffs dried green tea leaves inside. Then he covers the petals with a lotus leaf and ties it tightly shut.

Paintings on lotus leaves

Paintings on lotus leaves

The lotus plant is very spiritual and loved by Vietnamese people from all walks of life.