Quang Nam (VNA)
– The Vietnam – Asia silk culture festival is scheduled to run in
Hoi An silk village in the central province of Quang Nam between June 11 and

The event
aims at promoting and preserving the value of traditional silk villages across
Vietnam, including Van Phuc (Hanoi), Hoi An and Ma Chau (Quang Nam), and Bao
Loc (the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong), among others.

It will
also connect craftsmen with potential business partners from Japan, India,
China, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Europe.

In 2015,
Hoi An silk village represented Vietnam and joined the Asia Silk Alliance as
one of seven founding members with the mission of linking Vietnamese silk enterprises
with the wider Asian silk community.


The silk
village, located at 28 Nguyen Tat Thanh street in Hoi An, is a silk-weaving
centre and living museum of the ancient trade in the central region.

The village
was voted as the third best attraction in Hoi An by travel website TripAdvisor
in 2015.-VNA