Hue craft festival honours Vietnamese culture
Update: Nov 05, 2012
The Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2013, aiming to develop craft villages and expand tourism, will be held from April 27 to May 1, 2013.

Vice Chairman of Thua Thien-Hue provincial People's Committee, Ngo Hoa, said that the festival will include exhibitions of special products as well as tours to local craft villages.

The traditional crafts of Thua Thien-Hue province, such as palm-leaf conical hats, paper flowers, lanterns, kites, silver and gold jewelry, and embroidery will be introduced to visitors, along with processed foods such as spring rolls (nem), grilled chopped meat (cha), and sour shrimp (tom chua).

Artisans from craft villages in Thua Thien-Hue, as well as those from neighbouring areas, will also take part in the biennial event, which will features Bat Trang and Binh Duong pottery, arts and handicrafts from Hoi An, Lam Dong wood products, Danang stonework, bamboo products from Ho Chi Minh City, and Son La brocade.