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Vietnam, Japan honour traditional silk, brocade weaving

An exchange event introducing silk and brocade weaving products of Vietnam and Japan opened in Hoi An ancient city of the central province of Quang Nam on August 18, as part of the 16th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange.
The event aims to honour Vietnamese artists, traditional craft villages and famous silk and brocade weaving destinations, as well as Japan’s silk products, contributing to the development of traditional silk and brocade weaving in Vietnam.
There are a series of activities, namely an exhibition on latest products of leading brands from Vietnam and Japan and a symposium on the conservation and development of traditional silk and brocade weaving.
In addition, fashion shows featuring silk clothing created by Vietnamese and Japanese designers and Kimono, traditional Japanese garment, will be held within the event.
The Japan Cultural Day in Quang Nam and the 16th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange is underway in Hoi An city from August 17-19.
As part of activities marking the 45th anniversary of the Vietnam-Japan diplomatic relations (1973-2018), the events are jointly organised by the provincial People’s Committee, the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam, agencies, organisations and businesses in Quang Nam and Japan.-VNA/VNP