With a hope to preserve and promote this line of painting, fine art students are working to recreate the paintings on silk and lacquer.

Hang Trong folk paintings
Members of the project 'From tradition to tradition' recreate Hang Trong paintings on lacquer and silk. (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Hang Trong folk paintings
Each detail of the painting is made dedicatedly. (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Hang Trong folk paintings
Hang Trong painting has been rated by researchers as highly aesthetical and sophisticated thanks to its woodblock printing and colouring techniques. The paintings also feature deep imprints of the culture and era when they came into being. (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Hang Trong folk paintings
The content of the painting is drawn on silk (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Hang Trong folk paintings
Each detail of the painting is drawn carefully on silk. (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Hang Trong folk paintings
Patterns of Hang Trong paintings are featured on a lantern (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Hang Trong folk paintings
Visitors to the exhibition which is a part of the project 'From tradition to tradition' conducted by the Vietnam University of Fine Arts. (Photo: VNP/VNA)
 
Hang Trong folk paintings
The exhibition display works by students majoring in lacquer and silk at the painting faculty of the Hanoi-based Vietnam University of Fine Arts. (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Hang Trong folk paintings
“Carp looks the moon” art work on traditional paper. (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Hang Trong folk paintings
An installation artwork created by arranging many layers of silk combined with lighting. Its original painting is used in the worship of Mother Goddesses. (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Hang Trong folk paintings
Hang Trong painting is a genre of Vietnamese woodcut painting that originated from the area of Hang Trong and Hang Non streets in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. The genre dates back to about the 16th century and peaked in the late 19th century and early 20th century. In the photo: Some of the art works on show. (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Hang Trong folk paintings
Hang Trong painting is a genre of Vietnamese woodcut painting that originated from the area of Hang Trong and Hang Non streets in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. The genre dates back to about the 16th century and peaked in the late 19th century and early 20th century. In the photo: Some of the art works on show. (Photo: VNP/VNA)

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Hang Trong folk print- a touch of the legacy in the modern life

Hang Trong folk print- a touch of the legacy in the modern life

Hang Trong folk prints are the traditional trait of an ancient capital. The seemingly forgotten technique has been awakened recently.

Exhibition on Hang Trong folk paintings underway in Hanoi

Exhibition on Hang Trong folk paintings underway in Hanoi

The exhibition is a part of the project “From tradition to tradition” which encourages young artists to preserve the folk art and values of cultural heritages.