Update news craft villages
Christian Manhart, UNESCO Representative to Vietnam, has hailed the nation’s success in connecting its tangible with intangible heritage and affirmed UNESCO’s further close collaboration serving Vietnam’s sustainable development.
Despite the rapid pace of urbanization, craftsmen in the outskirt district of Hanoi are still striving to preserve their hundred-year-old traditional trade.
Recent days has seen craftsmen in Le Minh Xuan incense-making village in Binh Chanh district of HCM City hard at work as they strive to meet orders for the coming Lunar New Year holiday, known locally as Tet.
Incense from Quang Phu Cau Village is available in Vietnam and abroad, including India, China, Malaysia, and other countries.
A village in the northern province of Hung Yen, a large scrap recycling hub, is struggling with severe pollution, posing health risks for local people.
Digital transformation will solve the problems of Vietnam’s agriculture and farmers, and eliminate the sector’s ‘black holes’.
Tofu skin production has helped many people in a Vinh Long village earn a stable income.
Bat Trang Ceramics Museum tells the story of 19 native families in the village who have developed their pottery imbued with the culture of each dynasty in the flow of time.