25/05/2015 15:12 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Ethnology Museum ready for Children's Day

Hanoi, May 25 (VNA) - The Museum of Ethnology is offering games for children from around the world in honour of International Children's Day on June 1.

Children can play games from various countries such as the Republic of Korea, the Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia and Nepal. They can also try on traditional clothes worn in those countries.

Craftsmen will also demonstrate how to make toys from bamboo, including puppets with swords, swinging puppets, fish, pin wheels and bamboo phones.

Established in 1997, the Museum of Ethnology has served as a research centre and public museum with a mission to collect, document, preserve and exhibit the cultural heritages of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups.

It houses over 29,000 exhibits, including approximately 25,000 objects related to Vietnam’s ethnic minorities and their cultures.
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