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Rice Photo Gallery VI

The Exhibit on Art and Culture of Rice in Asia, China, 2002


The Exhibit on the Art and Culture of Rice in Asia was held on 16-18 September 2002 at the First International Rice Congress, Beijing, China (IRC2002). The Exhibit was organized by the Asia Rice Foundation (AsiaRice) in cooperation with national rice foundations in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand, and with members of the Asian Rice Media Advocacy Network (ARMAN) in many countries in Asia. It focused on the influence of rice on the traditions and ways of life of peoples of Asia. Several aspects of the rice cultures of the following 13 countries were represented in one way or another.
  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Thailand 
  • Vietnam

Shown here are photos of the general overview of the Exhibit and the actual displays for each of the nine themes represented in the Exhibit.

The Nine Themes of the Exhibit

Hats Off to Asian Rice Farmers  


Rice Gods and Goddesses  

Rice Rituals and Festivals

Rice Cakes

Rice in Wedding  

Rice in Weaving

Rice Calligraphy

Rice Terraces  

Rice Storage Architecture


Entrances to the Exhibit


Posters on the Exhibit's objectives and on the Asia Rice Foundation's objectives and programs

The Introduction to the Exhibit on Art and Culture of Rice in Asia.

The Introduction to the Asia Rice Foundation (AsiaRice)

The description of the AsiaRice programs.

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