Exhibition of traditional brocade and silk

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(QNO) - On the occasion of "The 16th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange 2018”, the exchange of traditional brocade and silk products took place in Hoi An on August 18. The event was held by Quang Nam Silk Joint Stock Company and witnessed by Vice Chairman of the Hoi An People’s Committee.

 Thurify Silk Queen
Thurify Silk Queen

This cultural event aims to honor artisans, craft villages, and other places related to brocade and silk in Vietnam and Japanese achievements in silk. At the same time, the event will promote the growth of the silk industry, and traditional brocade and silk weaving in Vietnam.

Inauguration of the brocade and silk exhibition space
Inauguration of the brocade and silk exhibition space

According to Chairman of the Board of Quang Nam Silk Joint Stock Company Le Thai Vu, the exhibition of traditional brocade and silk products not only introduced and exchanged silk and brocade products but also promoted the cooperation, followed the traditional relationship between Vietnamese and Japanese predecessors who made Hoi An prosperous thousands of years ago.

Co Tu brocade weaving
Co Tu brocade weaving

Silk and brocade are part of a culture. They help protect our body, make us better-looking, and contribute to raising the quality of life. Silk and brocade belong to both the myth and the reality.

Spinning and weaving silk
Spinning and weaving silk

Besides opening the Vietnam-Japan space for displaying traditional brocade and silk, the event focused on the preservation and development of traditional brocade and silk, a fashion show of Kimono, and exchanges between Vietnamese - Japanese silk businessmen.

People are more and more interested in silk.
People are more and more interested in silk.

This exchange of traditional brocade and silk products was an inheritance from three previous events: Silk Festival 2014, Vietnam-Asia Silk Cultural Festival 2016, and International Silk and Brocade Festival 2017.

 Representatives of the Japanese Silk Association give Mr. Le Thai Vu (right) a Japanese traditional Kimono
Representatives of the Japanese Silk Association give Mr. Le Thai Vu (right) a Japanese traditional Kimono