Keeping the fire of hand embroidery alive Culture - Sports

Keeping the fire of hand embroidery alive

Since Vietnam became a republic in 1945, many craft villages have moved away from their traditional sources of income. One start-up business is trying to update and maintain the 300-year-old craft of embroidery to meet contemporary needs.
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American artist stitches his way through time

Wondering how a tiny needle and colourful thread could be used to create such lively works, American artist Daniel Rueffert came to Vietnam to learn the art and has completed a 10-day course in embroidery with the XQ Hand Embroidery Co in Nha Trang in the central province of Khanh Hoa.
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French media descends upon Hue

A gaggle of French print and electronic-media journalists have been in the central city of Hue since the beginning of this month to report on culture and tourism in the heritage city.