11:02 | 25/03/2016 Society
Vietnam-Asia Silk Culture Festival, the first of its kind, will open in Hoi An silk village, Quang Nam province, next Monday.
Traditional silk weaving in Hoi An silk village (Photo: nld.com.vn)
Representatives from numerous Asian and European countries will attend the event. The festival features a seminar themed “Silk in modern life” and the fashion show “'Night of Oriental Silk Fashion” by young designers.
Other activities include an offering incense ceremony to Tam Tang Princess (Princess of silkworm), introducing and performing traditional silk weaving techniques of the Tan Chau silk craft village, the Cham traditional patterns making techniques and the Catu traditional brocade weaving.
Vietnam-Asia Silk Culture Festival 2016 is the official event of International Silk Union and Asia Silk Alliance in World’s Culture Heritage Hoi An to promote silk trade and preserve the historical “Maritime Silk Route”./.