Hanoi traditional craft village and cultural festival to open

16:54 | 06/10/2015 Society

The 2015 Hanoi traditional craft village and cultural festival will take place at Quan Ngua Sports Complex, Hanoi from October 7-11.

Hanoi traditional craft village and cultural festival to open

Under the theme ‘Traditional quintessence – Integration and Spreading’, this year’s festival, featuring 300 booths, is pided into nine areas with a main stage, traditional Hanoi craft villages, an exhibition of the Departments of Cultural and Sports from 14 provinces and craft villages across the country, an area for enterprises, cuisine, a playground, an area for sponsors, and a space for promoting Hanoi’s culture and tourism.

The culinary section will showcase the cuisine of Hanoi and participating countries, while the tourism section will introduce craft village tours, flight services and tourism promotion campaigns at home and abroad.

A series of activities is planned, including folk games and performances of traditional art forms like quan ho (love duet), ca tru (ceremonial singing), cheo (traditional opera) and chau van (ritual singing).

The event aims to honour the traditional skills of craft village artisans and craftsmen, and offers an opportunity for travel agencies to meet and exchange information./.

Source: NDO

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