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06/03/2021

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Trieu Van Mao silk factory

Trieu Van Mao silk factory

11/02/2021 09:12 GMT+7

Owned by one of the longest serving silk weaving families in Hanoi’s Van Phuc silk village, Trieu Van Mao silk factory produces high quality silk fabrics and silk products.
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A passion for traditional musical instruments

A passion for traditional musical instruments

17/01/2021 08:01 GMT+7

The small house of artisan Pham Chi Khanh on Hanoi’s Hang Non street is like a "miniature museum" of Vietnamese traditional musical instruments. What’s more, Pham Chi Khanh also knows how to make and play hundreds of different ethnic musical instruments. 
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Unique bamboo root sculptures

Unique bamboo root sculptures

08/11/2020 09:01 GMT+7

In the middle of Hoi An ancient town, there is a small stall displaying hundreds of strange portrait sculptures carved from bamboo roots. Those are the artwork of Huynh Phuong Do whose nickname is "Do bamboo roots".
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Da Lat dried persimmons

Da Lat dried persimmons

30/09/2020 10:38 GMT+7

Going to Da Lat from July to December, visitors can enjoy its well-known specialty, sweet persimmons. Several households in the city have recently used the traditional Japanese technique for drying persimmons, making the fruit even more delicious.
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Paintings on peepal leaves

Paintings on peepal leaves

16/08/2020 09:01 GMT+7

Considered a sacred symbol of Buddhism, peepal trees, or bodhi trees, are planted all over Ninh Binh province. Taking advantage of the material, the locals have turned peepal leaves into art with spiritual meaning by painting on the leaves.
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Phia Thap incense village

Phia Thap incense village

24/07/2020 09:46 GMT+7

The incense craft of the Nung ethnic minority people in Phia Thap village, Quoc Dan commune, Quang Uyen district, Cao Bang province is contributing to the preservation of a traditional spiritual culture.

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Bat Trang pottery village

Bat Trang pottery village

13/06/2020 09:53 GMT+7

Located 15km from Hanoi, Bat Trang pottery village is an ideal destination for weekend trips with many unique activities related to the tradition of making ceramic and porcelain products. 
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Engraving patterns on watches

Engraving patterns on watches

06/06/2020 09:31 GMT+7

Watchmakers are using microscopes to create many unique and intricate carved products attracting the attention of many watch collectors.

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