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FVH craft workshop on ethnic minority indigo dyeing

Update: August, 23/2019 - 12:09

 

People attend a craft workshop on indigo dyeing at the Indigo Store in June. A similar event will be held in August 31. Photo courtesy of Indigo Store   

HÀ NỘI — The Friends of Vietnam Heritage, in collaboration with Indigo Store in Hà Nội, will host a workshop on indigo dyeing on August 31.

At Indigo Store, Dương Thị Thanh and her team have preserved and restored the traditional culture of ethnic minorities living in the northern mountainous town of Sa Pa in Lào Cai Province by helping about 120 ethnic minority people get involved in the production of organic plants and handmade textiles, aiming to help them make a sustainable livelihood.

At the workshop, attendees will learn about natural dyeing materials, the dyeing process and techniques as well as how to create different and simple dyeing patterns.  

The workshop will take place from 9.30am to 11.30am at Indigo Store, 33A Văn Miếu Street. Fee: VNĐ150,000/person, VNĐ100,000 for students or children under 15 years old. Max: 10 people. For more information and to register, contact Stella at stella@fvheritage.org. VNS

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