Sun. Jan 29th, 2023

Japan will display the traditional costumes of people in the city
of Saijo and Ishizuchi – a popular kind of tea in the city – during
the 2013 Hue Traditional Craft Festival, says Phan Canh Viet Cuong,
Deputy Manager of the festival.

A French delegation
has already agreed to join the biennial festival, which will take place
from April 27 to May 1 this year. The delegation will introduce five
weaving techniques, including Lyon silk weaving of Prelle factory that
has been practised since 1880, the woven products of Saint Etienne de
la Satab, the velvet and crease-creating technique of Benoit Toscan
d’Amiens, Aubusson carpet, and several weaving initiatives put forward
at the Lille exhibition.

The Hue festival,
themed “The quintessence of Vietnamese crafts”, focuses on developing
traditional products and villages for tourism, and attracting the
participation of artisans from craft villages around the country.

Various kinds of traditional crafts including weaving, pottery, Hue
enamel, wood and bamboo handicrafts, lacquer, embroidery and paper
flowers will be showcased at the event.-VNA

By vivian