Saturday, May 22, 2010

60 craft villages show off skills at Da Nang festival

VietNamNet Bridge – The Festival for Vietnamese Craft Villages 2010 opened at 29/3 Park in the central city of Da Nang on May 19, introducing unique products of 60 craft villages throughout the country.

Apart from displaying their products in over 100 stalls, craftsmen will also perform their skills in making brocade, pottery, woodblock, and casting bronze drums.

The festival, the second so far, is a chance to honor traditional craft villages, which have existed for centuries.

Some products exhibited at the festival:

A wood painting from the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.

Paper-made flowers from the central city of Hue.

Pottery items made by Cham artisans from Ninh Thuan.

A painting made by cajuput barks from Kien Giang province

Terra-cotta statues from the central province of Quang Nam.

Sedge-mats from Da Nang.

Bamboo-made products from the central province of Quang Nam.

Source: Dan Tri

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