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Fair of arts and handicrafts “Tet in Vietnamese house” in Hanoi
From January 15th to February 5th, Hang Da plaza, Hang Da Galleria and the Management Board of Hanoi’s Old Quarter in cooperation with Gallery at 39A Ly Quoc Su will organize Fair of arts and handicrafts “Tet in Vietnamese house“.
The event is organized with the desire to contribute to the preservation of ancient Tet features in the harmony with Tet nowadays.
The activities of the fair
The Fair will introduce to the public a space of Tet with about 200 paintings, 200 works of ceramics, 50 collections of ao dai and hundreds of delicate handicrafts which are suitable for decorating and refresh the home of each family in Tet holidays.
The fair will introduce the ancient ao dai fashion with innovative designs suited to wear in Tet; display ceramics from the famous traditional village and handicrafts for families. Besides the space is reserved for the New Year paintings of contemporary artists and the famous Dong Ho village; 39A Gallery’s collection. Another space of the fair is devoted to traditional cuisine and program “Rice with meat” fundraising to support for poor children on the occasion of Tet. On this occasion, the Organizing Committee also showcases 30 selected newspapers and people going to Tet fair can read these newspapers at the “market”.
Especially, in the program, artisan Vu Van Gioi will introduce and demonstrate hand embroidery to the public; artist Dinh Duc Hai will directly reproduce traditional way of making “voc” of Chuong My lacquer village (Hanoi); Artisan Pham Anh Dao from the famous pottery village of Bat Trang will directly show how to make pottery; Nguyen Huu Tao (nephew of artisan Nguyen Huu Sam) will reappear handmade printing of Dong Ho paintings. There are also artisans demonstrating how to make traditional Chung cake, gio lua and display five-fruit tray on New Year