Thousands of handicraft products are on display at over 400 pavilions at the Hanoi Craft Show 2011 that opened in the capital city on Nov. 8.

The event drew the participation of businesses and artisans from 19 cities and provinces nationwide.

During the five-day event, seminars on new trends of design and potentials for exporting handicraft products, especially to the Northern European countries, will also be held.

At the opening ceremony, the Hanoi People’s Committee presented 34 certificates of outstanding rural industrial products to artisans./.