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From humble sedge come new creationsicon

From humble sedge come new creations

Despite being born and bred in Nga Son, a rural district in the central province of Thanh Hoa famed for its traditional bed mats and other products made of sedge, Tran Doan Hung never wanted to follow the craft

 
Journey to restore crowns of Nguyen emperorsicon

Journey to restore crowns of Nguyen emperors

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
17/03/2021

Before being handed over to the Museum of Vietnamese History, four of the Nguyen emperors’ crowns have been fully restored to their original state by the hands of gifted craftsman Vu Kim Loc.

Making buffalo statues at 500-year-old pottery village in Hoi Anicon

Making buffalo statues at 500-year-old pottery village in Hoi An

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
10/02/2021

Weeks before the lunar New Year (Tet holiday), craftsmen of Thanh Ha pottery village were busy making buffalo statues – the mascot of the new lunar year to serve customers.

Unique Tet trays showcase national delicacies made from clayicon

Unique Tet trays showcase national delicacies made from clay

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
09/02/2021

Trays featuring food from the country’s three regions and various offerings for the Lunar New Year festival, known locally as Tet, have been vividly created using clay by an artisan in Ho Chi Minh City.

Handicraft artisans get honourable titlesicon

Handicraft artisans get honourable titles

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
18/12/2020

More than 70 handicraft artisans who have made considerable contributions to preserving traditional handicrafts were awarded honourable titles at a ceremony hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce held in Hanoi on Tuesday.

Disabled workers creating miraclesicon

Disabled workers creating miracles

SOCIETY
06/10/2020

Making handicrafts is a tough job even for able-bodied people, yet many exquisite and vivid handicrafts have been brought to the world by the hands of people with disabilities.

Young man pours passion into eco-friendly bagsicon

Young man pours passion into eco-friendly bags

SOCIETY
24/09/2020

A Vietnamese entrepreneur is promoting Vietnamese handicraft products by using traditional material like sedge, rattan, bamboo and wood to make environmentally-friendly bags.

Former graphic designer quits job to pursue her passion: making wooden fishicon

Former graphic designer quits job to pursue her passion: making wooden fish

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
13/09/2020

Nguyen Thi Ngoan, 27, was said to be “crazy” when she quit her job as a graphic designer to produce and make wooden fish.

Bat Trang pottery villageicon

Bat Trang pottery village

PHOTOS
20/06/2020

Located 15km from Hanoi, Bat Trang pottery village is an ideal destination for weekend trips with many unique activities related to the tradition of making ceramic and porcelain products.

Vietnamese culture promoted in Saudi Arabiaicon

Vietnamese culture promoted in Saudi Arabia

VIETNAM & WORLD
10/02/2020

A programme highlighting Vietnam’s unique culture is taking place in Saudi Arabia from February 3 to 15.

Unique pottery art of Huong Canhicon

Unique pottery art of Huong Canh

VIDEO
30/01/2020

Located in Vinh Phuc province, 45km north of Hanoi, Huong Canh retains its 300-year-old ceramic and pottery craft despite the influx of modernity.

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.

From fabric scraps to beautiful folk paintingsicon

From fabric scraps to beautiful folk paintings

VIDEO
09/12/2019

Having collected fabric scraps from local tailors in Van Phuc village, a locality renowned for silk weaving, members of the Vun Art Cooperative turn them into beautiful folk paintings, bags, etc.

Making use of water hyacinthicon

Making use of water hyacinth

SOCIETY
21/07/2019

Water hyacinth is a popular plant in rural Vietnam. It easily grows on water and floats where the water runs and has flowers through four seasons.

Pioneer in making items from copper wiresicon

Pioneer in making items from copper wires

PHOTOS
04/06/2019

With her deft hands and passion for arts, Nguyen Nhat Minh Phuong has turned copper wires into unique fine art items. Moreover, by doing this, she can provide chances for people with disabilities in Vietnam.