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Craft village booths come to HCM City

Update: March, 04/2016 - 08:13

HCM CITY (VNS) — Viet Nam House, designed by Vo Trong Nghia – an architect who has achieved renown for his bamboo structures, has opened its doors to visitors at 187 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, HCM City.

Covering an area of 2,300sq.m on the banks of the Sai Gon River, Viet Nam House has 50 booths and 12 mini production sites representing 12 major craft villages of Viet Nam, including bamboo and rattan, sedge and water hyacinth, ceramics, wood sculpture, lacquer, embroidery, stone carving, weaving, paper craft, painting and metal craft.

It offers a convenient space for tours where visitors can see first-hand the country's talented artisans at work.

Viet Nam House also has an outdoor ‘do it yourself' area where guests can try to make certain craft items by themselves.

Every Saturday and Sunday, they can also enjoy the traditional music that is performed from 10.30 to 11.30am.

Besides, Viet Nam House will organise monthly exhibitions and seminars with themes relating to the 12 craft villages. — VNS



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