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Hue festival spotlights traditional crafts

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Two hundred artisans from 40 craft villages across Vietnam will gather for a large-scale festival honouring their skills and creations in central Thua Thien-Hue province.

The biennial traditional craft festival is scheduled to take place in the heart of Hue city, including popular sites like Phu Van Lau (Pavilion of Edicts), Hue culture museum and Nguyen Dinh Chieu pedestrian walkway from April 28 – May 2.

Sewing, embroidery, jewellery-making and pottery are among a wide range of conventional crafts presented at the event.

The festival also features a special space dedicated to artisans, a Hue cuisine feast, workshops, photo exhibitions, kite flying and boat racing.

This is the sixth festival of its kind to be held in Thua Thien-Hue.-VNA
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