Hoi An city to hold Viet Nam - Asia Silk Festival 2016


(QNO) - Under the theme “Bringing traditional silk to modern life”, the Viet Nam-Asia Silk Festival 2016 will be held in Hoi An city (Quang Nam province) on 28 and 29 March, 2015 by Hoi An Silk Village - one of the founders of the Asia Silk Alliance and of the International Silk Union.The press conference for the Viet Nam-Asia Silk Festival 2016 in Hoi AnIt’s also a major cultural highlight of the myriad of events celebrating the 41st  anniversary of this world cultural heritage city.Silk products made by Hoi An Silk Village (Quang nam province)Coming to the festival, tourists can enjoy many interesting activities such as the thurification for Quang land’s Queen of Silk, introducing and performing traditional worm silk weaving techniques  of the Tan Chau silk craft village, the Cham traditional patterns for wedding, the Catu traditional brocade weaving, the natural worm silk of  Bac Giang province; introducing some modern silk products from 7 typical Vietnamese silk craft villages; Vietnamese traditional cuisine “Countryside Soul”…Silk weaving, a traditional occupation in Quang Nam provinceBesides, artisans, fashion designers and silk businesses from Viet Nam, Thailand, India, Japan and China will exchange silk making experiences at a seminar themed “Silk in modern life”. An exhibition of silk products of the ASEAN countries will also be held in the festival.Visitors learn about the processes from feeding silk worm to silk weaving. Silk is weaved from silkworm cocoonBy V.LOC – M.HAI