The int’l sculpture symposium in
southern An Giang province, on for three weeks now,
showcases the works of 60 sculptors working in stone,
brass, and clay according to an official.
Head of the “An Giang Hallmark II – 2005” symposium,
Nguyen Quoc Thang said he had created favorable conditions
for international and domestic participants from board
and bed to sculptural equipment and leisure activities
like visits to local places of interests.
After the festival
a VND10 billion (US$625,000) Sculpture Garden Park will
be built featuring about 100 artworks from the two previous
The park will be a valuable artistic venue of Chau Doc
township, a destination for tourists to An Giang province,
replete with historical and cultural vestiges.
VND6 billion (US$375,000) international sculpture symposium
is set to run from Oct. 31 to Dec. 10 in Mekong Delta’s
An Giang province.