(QNO) - The Vietnam-Asia Silk and Brocade Cultural Festival 2017 takes place on June 12-13 in Hoi An silk village (Quang Nam province) with the participation of the silk production corporations from China, Japan, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos, Myanmar, 12 silk and brocade villages in Vietnam, International Silk Association, Silk Association of Asia and so on.
|Vice Chairman of Quang Nam People’s Committee speaks at the festival opening ceremony.|
|Participants including designers, experts at the festival.|
|The opening ceremony of the festival.|
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the event, Vice Chairman Thanh emphasized the festival aims to honour weaving jobs, weaving products to keep and promote the national cultural values. It is also a chance to exchange experiences in silk and brocade production effectively and act as a bridge to bring Vietnam’s silk and brocade products to the world.
|Quang Nam leaders and General Secretary of the International Silk Association Fei Jiangmin (right) incense the Queen of silkworm at the Hoi An silk village.|
There are various special activities organized at the festival such as incensing the Queen of silkworm, making traditional silk, weaving brocade, space of traditional silk products, “Eastern silk night” fashion show by famous designer Mina Hahn…
|A Cham artisan from Ninh Thuan province is weaving traditional silk.|
|A Thai artisan with the traditional brocade weaving loom|
|Consumers at the festival.|