Modern life taking shine off traditional folk toys Videos

Modern life taking shine off traditional folk toys

As the Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, in the memories of many adults are gatherings where traditional cakes are eaten and simple but colourful folk toys are given to children. In the modern world, however, such toys have virtually fallen into oblivion. Many people are afraid that, one day, traditional toys, which have always been an important part of childhood, will completely disappear.
Traditional blacksmithing treasured in Hanoi village Society

Traditional blacksmithing treasured in Hanoi village

Artisans in Da Sy, considered the top knife and scissor making village in Thang Long – a former name of Hanoi – always ask their descendants and apprentices to develop a strong work ethic and to produce quality items so as to sustain their craft.
Bat Trang pottery village Society

Bat Trang pottery village

Located 15km from Hanoi, Bat Trang pottery village is an ideal destination for weekend trips with many unique activities related to the tradition of making ceramic and porcelain products.
Help comes to trade villages during COVID-19 Business

Help comes to trade villages during COVID-19

Traditional craft villages were already under threat from the rapid development of the modern world and were then challenged even more so by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many youngsters now recognise, however, the importance of stopping traditional crafts from falling into oblivion.