A festival that runs from April 26 to May 2 in Thua Thien-Hue province has honoured the essence of Vietnam’s craft villages and contributed to preserving and promoting traditional values.

During the 8th Hue Traditional Craft Festival, themed “The Quintessence of Vietnamese Crafts”, knitting, weaving, handicraft, pottery, wood-work and jewelry artisans introduced specific products from their villages in addition to their techniques, skills and unique production processes.

Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2019 attracted the participation of 62 craft villages, craft facilities and more than 350 craftsmen.

Other activities also took place as part of the event, including a rite commemorating the patrons of all crafts, the procession honoring artisans and craft villages and Ao dai show, among others.-VNA