Belong to the Song Ho commune, Thuan Thanh district, Bac Ninh province, 30 km to the East of Hanoi, Dong Ho painting village is home to a good collection of artistic paintings reflecting people’s innermost feelings, wishes, and simple dreams.
Dong Ho paintings is a symbolic beauty of Vietnam tradition. Dong Ho paintings are electrifying by its symbolic meanings in each folk picture which is a perfect reflection of daily life culture values, social philosophies and human aspiration for a better life.

Dong Ho Painting Village

Dong Ho Painting Village, Thuan Thanh District, Bac Ninh

Dong Ho paintings are also well-known nationwide for its long history with 300 years, its color and its paper which are all made from natural materials. The paper is made of bark of tree named “dzo”. Colors of the painting are refined from various kinds of tree leaves in Vietnam. The red color is taken from earth of hills and mountains; the black color is from coal of burned bamboo’s leaves; the glitter white color is made of sea shells.
Visit Dong Ho village, marvel at pictures and gain a deeper inside into traditional painting making process.

Dong Ho Painting - Mice Wedding

Dong Ho Painting – Mice Wedding