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Secrets behind drums that cost hundred million VNDicon
FEATURE22/02/20210

Secrets behind drums that cost hundred million VND

For nearly 200 years, the art of drum-making has been handed down to  generations of craftsmen from Binh An village who use their aural skills during the 20 manual phases required to make perfect products.

 
Craft villages in Hanoi gear up for Lunar New Year festivalicon

Craft villages in Hanoi gear up for Lunar New Year festival

TRAVEL
23/01/2021

Local people in craft villages throughout the capital have moved to ramp up production of various products in an effort to meet increasing demand from consumers ahead of the Lunar New Year festival, known locally as Tet.

Well-off families spend tens of millions on incense with natural scentsicon

Well-off families spend tens of millions on incense with natural scents

SOCIETY
10/01/2021

Instead of buying incense with an artificial scent made of chemicals, high-income families pay millions of dong for ‘clean’ incense.

Vinh Long’s ancient brick-making villageicon

Vinh Long’s ancient brick-making village

TRAVEL
07/01/2021

Aside from fruit gardens and ecotourism spots, the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long boasts a traditional brick-making village spanning Long Ho District and Mang Thit District.

Exploring prolific vermicelli production in Hanoi’s ancient villageicon

Exploring prolific vermicelli production in Hanoi’s ancient village

TRAVEL
25/12/2020

Cu Da vermicelli village in Hanoi is famous for both ancient French-style houses and a long tradition of making vermicelli.

Visiting Hanoi’s Van Phuc - oldest silk village in Vietnamicon

Visiting Hanoi’s Van Phuc - oldest silk village in Vietnam

TRAVEL
04/12/2020

Van Phuc silk village is renowned for its traditional silk trade and high quality products, making it one of the most visited craft villages in Vietnam.

Technology vital for craft villages to thriveicon

Technology vital for craft villages to thrive

SOCIETY
07/10/2020

Vietnam's international integration has brought both challenges and opportunities for traditional craft villages, with the use of scientific and technical advances in production considered vital for them to thrive.

Phu Binh villagers strive to preserve the craft of lantern makingicon

Phu Binh villagers strive to preserve the craft of lantern making

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
25/09/2020

Despite facing challenges from COVID-19 and the fierce competitiveness of imported toys, Phu Binh villagers in district 11, Ho Chi Minh City, have exerted every effort to preserve their craft of lantern making,

Lantern making village in HCM City quiet ahead of mid-autumn festivalicon

Lantern making village in HCM City quiet ahead of mid-autumn festival

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
08/09/2020

Located in District 11 of HCM City,  Phu Binh lantern making village is enduring a period of slower business than usual in the buildup to the Mid-Autumn Festival, largely due to the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Finding gold in computer, smartphone wasteicon

Finding gold in computer, smartphone waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
30/05/2020

Scientists say exploiting gold mines is not the only way to obtain gold. The source with the most potential is electronic waste. For every ton of smartphone waste, there are 350 grams of gold.

Quat Dong embroidery villageicon

Quat Dong embroidery village

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
09/04/2020

Located in Thuong Tin district, about 25 kilometers south of Hanoi, Quat Dong embroidery craft village is considered the cradle of embroidery in Vietnam with its brand name famous throughout the northern region and nationwide.

Binh Dinh moves to develop sedge mat brandicon

Binh Dinh moves to develop sedge mat brand

VIDEO
14/03/2020

The hustle and bustle of the sedge mat trade in Hoai Chau Bac commune, Hoai Nhon district, Binh Dinh province is an exciting scene for visitors. 

Craft villages benefit from e-commerceicon

Craft villages benefit from e-commerce

BUSINESS
09/03/2020

In recent years, craft villages in Ho Chi Minh City have introduced their products on online trading platforms. This has helped the villages trade efficiently and assert their brand value.

My Nghiep ancient weaving village in Ninh Thuanicon

My Nghiep ancient weaving village in Ninh Thuan

PHOTOS
13/02/2020

As the cradle of brocade weaving of the Cham ethnic people, My Nghiep craft village is currently one of the two most famous traditional craft villages of Ninh Thuan Province. 

Vermicelli village busy ahead of Lunar New Year 2020icon

Vermicelli village busy ahead of Lunar New Year 2020

VIDEO
13/01/2020

The Thang Long vermicelli making village in Thanh Hoa province is busy at the moment for completing orders for the upcoming Lunar New Year (or Tet).

Hoi An to restore carpentry villageicon

Hoi An to restore carpentry village

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
18/12/2019

Authorities of the central city of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province have approved a project to restore and develop Kim Bong Carpentry Village.

Dong Ngac, one of Hanoi’s oldest villagesicon

Dong Ngac, one of Hanoi’s oldest villages

PHOTOS
13/11/2019

Dong Ngac is one of few villages in Hanoi which have still kept its cultural features and historical architecture despite the impacts of rapid urbanisation.

Craft villages develop despite urbanisationicon

Craft villages develop despite urbanisation

SOCIETY
02/11/2019

Urbanisation in rural areas has caused many traditional craft villages to shrink over the years.