The Consulate General of Italy in Ho Chi Minh City organizes the photographic exhibition ‘Italian Routes – Mountains, mountaineering, climate change’, to be held at the Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts from 20 May until 12 June 2021.
The aim of the exhibition is to communicate to an international audience the great Italian tradition linked to mountain culture and mountaineering as a means of understanding the mountain territory, its environmental value, and the importance of environmental awareness in the practices of accessing natural habitats as a way to preserve our precious ecosystems.
The exhibition is a very meaningful project of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, making use of the outstanding work of the photographer Fabiano Ventura, and will be promoted by the Embassies, Consulates General of Italy and Italian Cultural Institutes in the world, heading to the UN Climate Change Conference 2021 co-chaired by the UK and Italy at the end of 2021 in Glasgow. Vietnam has been chosen as the first destination.
Taking this occasion, the ‘Italian Routes’ exhibition will be presented with a complementary exhibition ‘Landscapes of Vietnam – Ecological diversity, new climate pattern, new discovery’ by the three remarkable Vietnamese photographers Hoang The Nhiem, Hoang Giang Hai and Tran Dang Dang Khoa on the subject of Vietnamese caves and mountains. This will offer a glimpse on local mountain areas in the eyes of prominent local artists, providing a great addition to the audience with a comparative approach. This duo exhibition is an opportunity for visitors to see the distinctiveness of nature and beautiful landscapes of the two countries Italy and Vietnam.
The ‘Italian Routes’ exhibition will then continue its journey in Vietnam, opening at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi on June the 25.
For more information, visit conshochiminh.esteri.it