Hanoi to host cultural village festival of artisans, handicrafts hinh anh 1Making ceramics (Source: vnexpress)
Artisans from dozens of villages will participate in an annual festival that celebrates cultural values of villages, Deputy Director of Hanoi Culture and Sports Department Truong Minh Tien said.

The festival will also enhance cooperation in tourism between travel companies in Hanoi and other localities.

Artisans from villages in 14 cities and provinces will showcase their skills in making ceramic and bamboo products, weaving, embroidery and traditional paintings, besides wood carving, bronze sculpture and paper making at the festival.

Various programmes such as processions that praise handicraft villages' ancestors, folk games and the showcasing of culinary art of localities will be organised.

The festival will be held at the Quan Ngua Sports Palace from October 7 to 11.-VNA