Brocade displayed at the exhibition
 
Apart from traditional products of ethnic groups such as Thai, Muong, Mong, Dao, Pa Then and Bo Y, silk products of craft villages of Phung Xa, Van Phuc and La Khe, embroidery on silk of Quat Dong village and several traditional villages are also exhibited. In addition, applied art works made of brocade and silk are also introduced. 

Addressing the opening ceremony, Mr Duong Van Quynh, deputy head of the Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition, said Vietnamese brocade and silk are favored by international friends as they are environmentally friendly and have cultural and art values. 

The 4-day exhibition will help the Korean people better understand the life, people and cultural characteristics of Vietnam, as well as promote tourism activities between Korea and Vietnam.

Mr Duong Van Quynh, deputy head of the Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition made a speech at the opening ceremony. 

Most of the 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam live with the highest density in northern mountainous region. A part from beautiful landscape and nature, local people has always created their attraction with colorful costumes, embroidered patterns, woven from natural materials.

The patterns on brocade and silk are not simple to meet the beauty needs but also reflect the working life and express the aspirations of people with the natural world, containing beliefs of the community.

Visitors to the museum (Source: toquoc.vn)

At the 25th APEC Summit in Vietnam in 2017, silk of Van Phuc silk traditional village in Hanoi was selected to make costumes for leaders of 21 economics./.

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