(Cinet)- The 5th Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2013 with the theme “Craft villages in tourism development” will take place from 27 April to 1 May, 2013 at the center of Hue City.
The event organized by Peoples Committee of Hue City in collaboration with Department of Agriculture and Rural Development; Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Tourism Association of Thua Thien Hue Province and related departments will attract the participation of traditional craft villages in Thua Thien Hue and other provinces.
The event offers Hue artisans and traditional craft villages the chance to demonstrate their professional skills and handicrafts that span ceramics, embroidery, weaving, lacquer painting, conical hat making, bronze and silver sculpting, paper flower making and cuisine.
Main activities of the Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2013 include exhibition and introduction of handicrafts as well as shopping service for visitors. Besides, many activities responding the festival will also be organized as craft villages fair, art photo exhibition on craft villages; instruction of making traditional handicrafts; artisans meeting, talk and honor; programs of art performance; installation art in early November 2012, Thua Thien Hue Province will hold a press conference to propaganda, promote and call funding resources for the festival.
The 5th Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2013 is a opportunity to introduce traditional craft villages in Hue and also honor Hue cuisine in particular and Vietnamese cuisine in general to domestic and international visitors, contribute to affirming Hue as an special culture-tourism center, festival city of Vietnam.