The first Khmer folk singing festival of the Mekong Delta region opened in Soc Trang province on October 1, drawing more than 300 contestants, mostly students, amateur artists and artisans from regional localities.
At least 5,000 performers, including many professional artists and artisans from various craft villages, will parade and showcase their acts at the biggest festival ever to be held in the pedestrian zone around Hoan Kiem (Sword) Lake in downtown Hanoi this weekend.
The traditional craft village of making ceramic piggy banks in the southern province of Binh Duong’s Thuan An town has been formed for the past years and is at present a must-visit destination to eye on the ways to make multi-design piggy banks.
The sixth art kite festival was organized last weekend in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau with participation of 117 artisans from 18 kite clubs of Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Dak Nong, Hai Phong, Da Nang and Ba Ria- Vung Tau.
The biennial Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2017 themed “The Quintessence of Vietnamese Crafts”will be held in Hue, the capital city of Thua Thien-Hue Province on April 28-May 2, announced the People’s Committee of Hue City at a press briefing in Hanoi on April 5.
The crown of Miss Vietnam 2016 is handcrafted from 63 pearls and 3,260 sapphires by 40 artisans in over three months, the organization board announced at a press conference of the northern qualifying round in Hanoi on July 5.