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Nguyen Quoc Su’s embroidery business used to provide jobs for a hundred employees and his store in the Old Quarter welcomed throngs of foreign tourists and buyers.

Gold laminating and gilding in Kieu Ky village recognised as national heritage

Kieu Ky gold laminating craft village in Gia Lam district, Hanoi, has a history of about 300 years.

Unique brocade weaving craft of Vietnamese ethnic groups

Brocade is considered a symbol expressing the cultural and spiritual lives of ethnic minority groups. 

A proud history of needle and thread

The northern province of Ninh Binh is not only known as home of the UNESCO-recognised Trang An Tourism Complex but also as the birthplace of a whole host of talented people in the craft trade.

Knife village retains traditional craft

Phuc Sen village in the northern province of Cao Bang is not a place first-time visitors might want to stay long, as the noise may come as a shock.

Knife village retains traditional craft

Phuc Sen Village in the northern province of Cao Bang is not a place first-time visitors might want to stay long, as the noise may come as a shock.

Traditional toys indispensable at Mid-Autumn Festival

Amid the abundance of colourful modern toys displayed in Hanoi’s Old Quarter during the Mid-Autumn Festival, traditional offerings till have their place in the hearts of Vietnamese children.

Da Nang: Non Nuoc stone carving village to be expanded

Da Nang will splash out nearly 45 billion VND (1.9 million USD) to expand Non Nuoc stone carving village from 2019-2022, aiming to preserve the traditional craft and create a highlight in the city’s tourism map.

Weaving a new future for rush mattresses

 VietNamNet Bridge – A man born on a mattress made by his native village artisans tries to gain a fresh lease of life for the traditional craft with new, market-oriented designs.

Banh com – a fine treat of Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi has many specialties on offer but one of the most renowned snacks which most visitors to the capital want to bring home as a gift for family and friends is banh com (sweet, soft and fragrant green rice cake).

Crafting a creative path to global success

 VietNamNet Bridge – Resistance to change and creativity are major hurdles to exploiting the immense development potential that Viet Nam's handicraft sector has,

Impressive moments at Vietnamese craft villages

 VietNamNet Bridge – Below are pictures featuring artisans of famous craft villages in Vietnam.

Kien Giang: clay-pot making seeks to return to heyday

 VietNamNet Bridge – The making of clay pots in Hon Dat District, the Mekong delta province of Kien Giang, had been viewed by many locals as a means of living in the between-crop period. It is, however, struggling for its strong existance.

An Bang beach, one of world's best

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Dap has turned his fishing job into a successful tourism service on a coastal village, 3km away from the country's renowned Hoi An City.

Kim Bong carpentry village to become a tourist attraction

 VietNamNet Bridge – Craftsman Huynh Ri, 74, from Kim Bong Village in ancient Hoi An Town, still makes wooden carvings, but his age limits his output.

Chuong Village Festival

VietNamNet Bridge – Chuong Village is located near the Day River in Thanh Oai District Ha Noi and famous for not only the traditional craft of making palm leaf conical hats but also a village festival with unique traditional culture.