Thanh Ha pottery recognised as national heritage

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(QNO) - Thanh Ha pottery in Cam Ha commune, Hoi An city, Quang Nam province has just been recognised as National Intangible Heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The 500-year-old pottery trade in Thanh Ha village emerged in the ancient town of Hoi An in the late 15th century, and some villagers still make items using brick kilns. Photo: CADN
The 500-year-old pottery trade in Thanh Ha village emerged in the ancient town of Hoi An in the late 15th century, and some villagers still make items using brick kilns. Photo: CADN
 
The pottery craft was one of the oldest trades that still remains in the UNESCO-recognised world heritage site Hoi An. A tourist tries to make to he, traditional toy for children in Vietnam at Thanh Ha pottery village. Photo: CAND
The pottery craft was one of the oldest trades that still remains in the UNESCO-recognised world heritage site Hoi An. A tourist tries to make to he, traditional toy for children in Vietnam at Thanh Ha pottery village. Photo: CAND
 
Tourists at a souvenir shop in Thanh Ha village. Photo: CAND
Tourists at a souvenir shop in Thanh Ha village. Photo: CAND
 
Pottery products from Thanh Ha were major commodities exchanged with businessmen from Japan, China and Europe in the 17th century. Photo: CAND
Pottery products from Thanh Ha were major commodities exchanged with businessmen from Japan, China and Europe in the 17th century. Photo: CAND
 
There are many tourists coming to Thanh Ha pottery village everyday. They feel pleased to experience in making ceramic products by themselves.
There are many tourists coming to Thanh Ha pottery village everyday. They feel pleased to experience in making ceramic products by themselves.
 
Thanh Ha pottery village creates three main product lines including traditional products, souvenirs and handicraft products.
Thanh Ha pottery village creates three main product lines including traditional products, souvenirs and handicraft products.
 
An artisan at Thanh Ha pottery village.
An artisan at Thanh Ha pottery village.