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Hanoi recognizes 14 craft villages

The city is home to the largest number of craft villages and artisans in the country.

Hanoi has designated 14 villages as 'Hanoi Craft Village' and 'Traditional Craft Village of Hanoi'.

 Foreign visitors attend the Hanoi Gift Show 2022 in October. Photo: The Hanoi Times

Of the 14 villages, three have been awarded the title of Hanoi Craft Village: Hamlet No. 3's Bamboo Weaving Craft Village in Van Phuc Commune, Thanh Tri District; Trieu Xuyen Carpentry Craft Village and Tao Village's Tailoring Craft Village in Long Xuyen and Tam Thuan Communes, Phuc Tho District.

Eleven villages have been awarded the title of "Hanoi Traditional Handicraft Village", including Peach Blossom and Ornamental Plant Cultivation Craft Village of Dong Thai Hamlet, Van Tao Commune, Thuong Tin District; Mother-of-Pearl Inlay Craft Village of Trung Hamlet, Chuyen My Commune, Phu Xuyen District; Mother-of-Pearl Inlay Craft Village of Ngo Hamlet, Chuyen My Commune, Phu Xuyen District; Carving and Mother-of-Pearl Inlay Craft Village of Thuong Hamlet, Chuyen My Commune, Phu Xuyen District; and others.

The Hanoi People's Committee will give a certificate of recognition and financial support of VND12 million ($491.2) to each village awarded the title of Hanoi Traditional Handicraft Village.

Meanwhile, a certificate of recognition and financial support of VND6 million ($245.6) will be given by the Hanoi People's Committee to each village awarded the title of Hanoi Craft Village.

The city currently has 1,350 craft villages, focusing on traditional crafts such as lacquer, mosaic, embroidery, silk weaving, ceramics, bamboo and rattan weaving. It is home to the largest number of craft villages and artisans in the country.