14:41 | 28/10/2015 Trade
The Hanoi Gift Show 2015 officially kicked off at the Vietnam Exhibition - Fair Centre at No.148 Giang Vo, Hanoi on October 27.
The event features nearly 600 promotional booths of 230 businesses from 28 provinces and cities across the country, with five major product groups - home decor and handicrafts; indoor and outdoor furniture; home textiles and embroidery; personal accessories; gifts and cultural products.
In addition, the fair has also attracted the participation of over 600 importers from 39 countries and territories.
The highlight of this year's show is a display area named 'One Village One Product Vietnam 2015' (OVOP Vietnam 2015) which includes nearly 200 marquees showcasing special products from the craft villages of Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and other countries.
The theme of this year's OVOP is textiles and embroidery, providing visitors with different textile and embroidery products made in traditional villages by ethnic people.
The OVOP will also introduce visitors with new designs from international design experts and five product categories of handicrafts, natural cosmetics, spices, drinks and processed food.
The annual event, organised by the municipal Department of Industry and Trade, will run until October 30.
The Hanoi Gift Show 2015 is expected to promote the export of handicraft and ethnic items of around 1,300 craft villages in Hanoi and other craft villages nationwide./.