Thanh Ha Pottery Festival to be held for the first time

Update: 02/08/2018
(TITC)- From 19 to 21 August, Thanh Ha Pottery Festival will be held in Thanh Ha pottery village (Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province).

The event will gather famous pottery villages in the country including Phu Lang (Bac Ninh Province), Phuoc Tich (Thua Thien Hue Province), Bau Truc (Ninh Thuan Province)...

During the festival, a series of interesting activities will be organized including exhibition of traditional pottery villages in Viet Nam; pencil sketching workshop for children; pottery installation art on the village roads; screening "Thanh Ha pottery workers" film; art and fashion show "Sounds of the land" on the village roads with terracotta costumes and accessories; talk show of writer Nguyen Nhat Anh; "Conservation and development of traditional pottery villages in the context of tourism development" seminar...

With the theme of "Thanh Ha Pottery Festival - Hoi An", the festival will be an opportunity for artisans to exchange experiences and introduce traditional pottery products.

Thanh Ha pottery village is located on the bank of Thu Bon River, 3km far from Hoi An ancient town to the west. Over the past five centuries, Thanh Ha pottery village still retains the traditional method of making pottery - handmade and wheel thrown.

Hong Thanh