Foreigner passionate about Vietnamese ethnic minorities’ culture

 Mark Rapoport, an American physician, is keen on collecting antiques and items from ethnic minorities in Vietnam. His gallery, 54 Traditions, is a venue for culture admirers in Hanoi.


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After two arrivals in Vietnam in 1967 and 2001, American physician Mark Rapoport decided to stay in the culturally-rich country 





His gallery is now home to over 1,000 antiques of ethnic minorities in the northern mountainous region and hundreds of items from ethnic minorities in the Central Highlands





A corner of his gallery at 33 Hang Bun street, Hanoi





Rattan papoose of Ede people is among his most favourite items in his collection





A corner for exhibiting daily tools of ethnic minorities in the northern mountainous region








He has a collection of items relating to dragon, a mythical creature





Tools used in water puppetry performance are displayed in Mark’s gallery




Tools used in water puppetry performance are displayed in Mark’s gallery


Wooden masks of people in the Central Highlands





Tools used in water puppetry performance are displayed in Mark’s gallery





Items used in Vietnamese worshipping rituals are exhibited in his gallery





Mark Rapoport has donated hundreds of items to arts museums, including Metropolitan in New York, Brooklyn museum, etc.




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Foreigner passionate about Vietnamese ethnic minorities’ culture, entertainment events, entertainment news, entertainment activities, what’s on, Vietnam culture, Vietnam tradition, vn news, Vietnam beauty, news Vietnam, Vietnam news, Vietnam net news, vie
 
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