Vietnamese ceramics set two Guinness World Records Culture - Sports

Vietnamese ceramics set two Guinness World Records

Two Vietnamese ceramic works were recently recognised as Guinness World Records at a ceremony in Hanoi. Created by Vietnamese artisan Nguyen Hung and the Huong Viet Ceramic Company, the ceramics include a sculpture of a toad and a carved and embossed ceramic plate. They were recognised as the largest ceramic sculpture of a mythical creature and the largest carved ceramic plate, respectively.
Young man keeping traditional craft of bookbinding alive Culture - Sports

Young man keeping traditional craft of bookbinding alive

A number of traditional handicrafts in Vietnam have fallen into oblivion as new technologies emerge during the Industry 4.0 era. Bookbinding first appeared in the country more than 1,500 years ago, but is not widely known or maintained as a traditional craft. One young man, though, learned the craft on his own, and his efforts have caught widespread attention.
Hanoi promotes eco-agriculture in combination with tourism Travel

Hanoi promotes eco-agriculture in combination with tourism

Authority of the capital city of Hanoi has taken measures to fully tap the locality’s advantages of diverse natural ecosystems, rich cultural identity, and favourable geographical position to promote the development of eco-agriculture in combination with tourism.
Linen weaving by Hmong ethnics in Dong Van Videos

Linen weaving by Hmong ethnics in Dong Van

Hmong ethnic people living in Dong Van Karst Plateau, the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang are very proud of their traditional craft of linen weaving which is famous in northwest Vietnam. By making colourful cloth, Hmong women have added vitality to the area of rocky mountains.
Trumpet village keeps fires burning Culture - Sports

Trumpet village keeps fires burning

Located more than 100 kilometres south of Hanoi, the Pham Phao Catholic village in Nam Dinh province’s Hai Hau district has a long history of traditional bronze casting. Local craftsmen kept the passion burning by creating unique bronze trumpets, which came to play a significant role in the spiritual lives of local Catholics.