The exhibition "Beautiful Handicrafts of Tohoku, Japan" marking the anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami in the Tohoku region opened at the Ho Chi Minh City Exhibition Hall on October 31. … [Read more...] about Heritage of arts and craft of Japan’s Tohoku presented in city
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The Traditional Crafts Festival, showcasing various handicrafts from across the country, opened in Hue City on April 28. Hundreds of handcrafted artworks from across the country and from various Crafts Villages will be on display at the festival. A seminar to highlight the prospects in tourism of the various Traditional Crafts Villages was also held on the morning of April 28. On the same day, a showroom of traditional crafts of Saijo City in Japan was also opened to introduce visitors to sweet cakes, and lanterns and dolls made out of paper. Many tourists were seen being photographed in front of the crafts. By Van Thang- Translated by Huyen Huong … [Read more...] about Hue Traditional Crafts Festival kicks off
- Thai Binh Provinceis not only acknowledged as a rice field in the North, but also as home to traditional craft villages. Dong XamSilverVillage is one of the most famous ones... Throughout centuries, traditional crafts and craft villages have been existed and developed as an integral part of Thai Binh's history, for instance: weave fabric in Phuong La, silver carve in Dong Xam, copper casting in An Long, lace embroider in Minh Lang, "cáy" cake making in Nguyen Xa. Of which, Dong Xam is a village whose population is skilled in metal carving and attracts a large number of visitors from other provinces. DongXamSilverVillage DongXamSilverVillage is located in Hong Thai Commune, the north of Kien Xuong District, ThaiBinhProvince. Dong Xam is a village whose population is skilled in metal carving. The craft of silver processing in DongXamVillage has existed since the 17th Century. As of March 2003, the village has been acknowledged as qualified craft village and has … [Read more...] about A traditional craft village in Thai Binh
In the evening of 01 May 2013, a variety of activities including a ritual sacrifice to the ancestors of traditional crafts and a procession at Phan Boi Chau park, as well as performances by artists from across the country which began at Quoc Hoc stela, Hue from 17.00 concluded successfully the 5th Hue Traditional Craft Festival- "Quintessence of Vietnamese Crafts' At Phan Boi Chau park, the ritual sacrifice to the ancestors of traditional crafts was held in solemn atmosphere. Artisans and leaders of Hue city offered incenses to honor ancestors. The procession began from Phan Boi Chau park to Quoc Hoc stela, Hue. Typically, 200 artisans, craftsmen, more than 30 traditional handicraft villages all over the country and 2 foreign troupes from France and Japan and 180 booths showing thousands of traditional handicraft products. This met demands of the Organization board to extend the attendance of traditional crafts and craft villages succeeding the past Hue traditional craft … [Read more...] about The 5th Hue Traditional Craft Festival which strongly impressed people in the country and in the world successfully concluded successfully.
In the evening of 27 April 2013, the opening ceremony of the 5th Traditional Craft Festival themed "Quintessence of Vietnam's craft villages" took place at the stage of Quoc Hoc Stela (Bia Quoc Hoc), Hue 250 artisans, about 20 Hue traditional handicraft villages, 12 well- known craft villages from Ha Noi, Bac Ninh, Ha Giang, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Quang Nam, An Giang, Ninh Thuan, Binh Duong, … and foreign partners from France and Japan attended the 5th Traditional Craft Festival themed "Quintessence of Vietnam's craft villages" with exhibitions, displays and introduction of traditional handicraft products; a scientific conference themed "Hue traditional crafts and craft villages with tourism development". Artistic performances, fashion shows and sports and cultural activities from 26 April to 1 May 2013. This was an occasion for honoring intelligence and talent of gold hands from traditional handicraft villages in Hue heritage land. This was the first time in the five … [Read more...] about Opening the 5th Hue Traditional Craft Festival themed “Quintessence of Vietnam’s craft villages”