Hue Traditional Handicrafts Festival 2009
Update: Feb 13, 2009
Vice-Chairman of the Thua Thien – Hue’s provincial People’s Committee Ngo Hoa presided over a meeting to listen a report by the city of Hue’s People’s Committee about their plans for the upcoming Hue Traditional Handicrafts Festival 2009.

With the theme “Hue Traditional Handicrafts – Identity and Development”, the festival will be held from June 12th to 14th. Handicraft production, artistic performances and handicraft manufacturing teaching will take place during the festival. In addition, there will be exchanges between artists and festival participants.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will also hold an exhibition about Vietnamese traditional handicrafts at the festival, as well as a contest on handicraft products and artistic performances and specific cultural activities.

The festival is expected to draw the participation of craftsmen from traditional villages, as well as artists and antique collectors from throughout the nation.

At the meeting, Hoa asked the city of Hue’s People’s Committee to be open to all ideas in order to come up with a complete and comprehensive plan.

The festival will be an important cultural event to popularize Hue’s unique culture and values, contributing to the tourism development of the province and contribute to the 1000th anniversary of the foundation of Thang Long – Hanoi.