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Around 300-kg bronze drum being made to mark national elections

A fire-lighting ritual was held for making a up-to-300-kg bronze drum by the Vietnam Association of Historical Sciences (VAHS) in Dong Don district, the north-central province of Thanh Hoa on April 18.

Tra Dong bronze casting village

Tra Dong village in Thanh Hoa province is known as the cradle of Dong Son culture from 1000 BC until the first century AD. The village has a long history of traditional bronze casting craft.

Discover ancient crafts of Vietnam at the museum

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi has information about the life, customs, habits of Vietnam's 54 ethnic groups, and ancient crafts of the country.

Explaining the death of craft villages

 VietNamNet Bridge - The craft villages fall into distress because of their own faults. Some villages do business without a long-term development plan. Some others label their products as Chinese goods.

Craft villages at the point of death

VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi is known as the land of traditional jobs with 1,530 craft villages. Because of economic recession, cheap foreign goods have flooded into the country, threating the existence of these villages.