The annual Hanoi Traditional Craft Village Tourism Festival will be held at Quan Ngua Sports Palace from October 9 to 12, in celebration of the 60th anniversary of Hanoi's Liberation Day.
Over 366 pavilions will showcase a wide variety of wares at this year's four-day 2014 Hanoi Traditional Craft Village Festival set to get underway at the Quan Ngua Sports Palace on October 9.
Hanoi's tourism sector is taking a wide range of measures, including increasing the number of services on offer, improving the quality of services, and boosting links with other localities in an effort to lure more holiday-makers...
Pa Then ethnic women in northern mountain Ha Giang Province have made constant efforts in preserving the cultural values of their group as the traditional craft is facing a risk of sinking into oblivion.
The making of clay pots in Hon Dat District, the Mekong delta province of Kien Giang, had been viewed by many locals as a means of living in the between-crop period.
Every year, when the flood season comes in the southwestern region, the traditional craft villages that make fishing nets, boats, fishing tackles and hooks are busy serving fishermen.
Forty-nine of the country's 52 traditional craft villages are located in the Hanoi vicinity and share vast potential for tourism development, highly dependent on niche marketing and improved infrastructure.
The capital has outlined a plan to restore traditional craft villages, which are rapidly disappearing.
As many as 250 traditional Vietnamese dresses (Ao Dai) by famous Vietnamese designers will be introduced at a festival to take place at Hanoi's Temple of Literature on October 10.
Located at the end of Bat Trang pottery village in Gia Lam District, Hanoi, the Van Van House, with a roof covered with creepers, has more than 400 pottery items from the 15th to the 19th centuries.