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Hanoi's incense village blazes pink ahead of Lunar New Year

On Hanoi outskirts, dozens are hard at work dying, drying and whittling down bamboo bark to make the fragrant sticks ahead of the busy holiday.

Artisan sustains legacy of clay statue making in northern Vietnam

Phung Dinh Giap of Bac Ninh Province is one of the few remaining craftspeople to make these once-popular traditional figurines.

Keeping the thread alive at a Vietnam silk village

Cocoons bob in boiling water as silk is rapidly teased out, spinning on reels skilfully operated by women in Co Chat village, where households have been making thread for more than a century.
September 24, 2019 | 05:45 pm GMT+7

H’re brocade weaving wins national cultural heritage recognition

Traditional brocade weaving by the H’re ethnic minority community has been officially recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage.
September 28, 2019 | 09:10 pm GMT+7
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