Unlike the bustling atmosphere in previous years in craft villages making fishing gears, namely Thom Rom fishing-net village in Thot Not District in Can Tho City, Lai Vung fishing-net village, and the crab trap village in Hong Ngu Town in Dong Thap Province, this year, most of the activities are quite subdued. Mr. Nguyen Van Ghi in Binh Thanh Commune of Hong Ngu Town in Dong Thap Province, one of the households with the tradition of making bamboo-crab traps, said that floods from the upstream were late this year and were at a lower level than the average of many years, so the fishing season in the upstream has just begun. Therefore, the consumption in fishing-tool craft villages is not as high as that in previous years. According to Mr. Ghi, in this area, when floods arrive, craft villages are often bustling. Every year, to prepare for the making of bamboo crab traps, around March, farmers start to buy bamboo for sizing and drying. All materials are ready by June and July when … [Read more...] about Craft villages in Mekong Delta wait for floods
A collection is being showed at the 2016 Vietnam International Fashion Week. Photo: bazaarvietnam.vn Launched in 2014 for the first time, the fashion show attracted many leading local designers and international names, such as Nguyen Cong Tri, Phuong My and Adrian Anh Tuan, and Yumi Katsura and Takada Kenzo from Japan, Song Zio from the Republic of Korea, Retano Balestra from Italia, Julien Fournie of France and so forth, to showcase their latest collections. … [Read more...] about Southern hub to host 2016 Vietnam Int’l Fashion Week
A homestay in Sin Suoi Ho Village. Photo laichau.gov.vn “On average, each household here earns VND30-50 million per year from growing orchids. Households who both do homestay services and grow orchid also collect VND200-300 million per year. With that benefit, people now decorate their houses and multiply cymbidium orchids gardens to welcome tourists. We are also supported by the local government in training to make tourism more professional,” said Vang A Giang, an owner of a cymbidium orchids garden. … [Read more...] about Sin Suoi Ho, an attractive community-based tourism village
This achievement helped Hasmed overcome superstars like Zeros and Dia1 to become the Top 1 Solokill of the tournament, although the 18-year-old prodigy still could not help SGB to win. The 'Buffalo' will have to compete in the promotion round to find a ticket to stay in the VCS next season. … [Read more...] about Who are the eSports prodigies in Vietnam?