Artist puts creative spin on traditional pottery

Creative vessels: Painter Tran Do Nghia with his ceramic work.

VietNamNet Bridge - While the north once had many pottery villages producing quality ceramics, most of today's artisans are only interested in commercial work. But artist Tran Do Nghia is an exception. On the occasion of the 2010 Hue Festival, painter Tran Do Nghia unveiled 40 poetry-inscribed ceramic plates in the former royal city of Hue on the banks of the Huong River. … [Read more...]

Hue festival pays homage to Vietnamese crafts

The 2013 Hue Traditional Craft Festival will take place in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue from April 27 to May 1. The biennial festival will draw artisans from craft villages in Thua Thien-Hue, and cities and provinces across the country. It will showcase traditional crafts, including weaving, pottery, Hue enamel, wood and bamboo handicrafts, lacquer, embroidery and paper flowers. A seminar will be held to examine the role of craft villages in tourism development. The touring … [Read more...]

Hue Festival to open in April

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As many as 23 art troupes from 12 countries around the world have registered to participate in the Hue Festival, scheduled to take place April 7-15, 2012. … [Read more...]