France introduces woven products in Hue
Update: Feb 22, 2013
France will exhibit its woven products during Hue Traditional Craft Festival from April 27 to May 1, 2013, according to Thua Thien-Hue Province People's Committee.

French artisans will introduce five cloth weaving techniques, including Lyon silk weaving of Prelle factory since 1880, and the velvet and crease-creating technique of Benoit Toscan d'Amiens. The woven products of Saint Etienne de la Satab, Aubusson carpet, and a French weaving initiative will also be showcased.

The exhibition is a result of a French delegation's recent working trip to Hue . It was led by Christine Bouilloc, Director of Bargoin Museum in Clermont Ferrand, and Christine Athenor, Director of Festival International des Textile Extraordinaries (FITE). "The quintessence of Vietnamese crafts" festival is the fifth traditional craft fair to take place in Hue . It focuses on developing traditional products and villages for tourism, and attracts the participation of artisans from craft villages around the country.