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30/04/2019 - 20:17

Hue City performs a rite to commemorate traditional craft predecessors

A rite for commemorating patrons of all crafts and honoring craftspeople and traditional crafts villages festival took place on the afternoon of April 29th at the Exclusive Space Honoring Artisans and Craft Villages of Tu Tuong Park (Hue City).

The ritual took place solemnly

This was one of the main programs at Hue Tradition Craft Festival 2019. Participating in this event were leaders of Hue City, hundreds of artisans of craft villages and domestic as well as foreign tourists.

The rite is a traditional ceremony to commemorate predecessors who founded craft villages. At the same time, it helps in preserving and developing traditional crafts as well as expressing wishes for peaceful and lucky craft practice.

People's Artist Nguyen Van Sinh (middle) officiates the rite

This year, the ritual was officiated by the People's Artist Nguyen Van Sinh and solemnly carried out in the presence of hundreds of artisans from 60 villages throughout the country.

Right after the rite ceremony, a procession honoring artisans of traditional craft villages made its ways from Tu Tuong Park crossing Truong Tien Bridge, Tran Hung Dao Street, Phu Xuan Bridge, Le Loi Street and ended at Quoc Hoc Pavilion.

Below are photos of the rite for commemorating patrons of all crafts and the procession honoring craftspeople and traditional craft villages:

 

Leaders of Hue City thurify at the rite

Representatives of traditional craft villages thurify to commemorate predecessors

The procession comes after the rite to honor traditional artisans

A special unicorn-lion-dragon dance was also performed at the procession

Traditional artisans and craft villages are paraded through Truong Tien bridge

Stage and movie artists also attend the rite

Former Miss Vietnam Ngoc Han joins the procession

The rite makes its ways through Phu Xuan bridge

Hundreds of artisans from 60 traditional craft villages in the province and in the country attended the rite for commemorating patrons of all crafts and the procession for honoring craftspeople and traditional crafts villages

By L. Tho

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