Traditional Handicraft Bazaar to raise money for ethnic people

Cao Bang Day ‘Traditional Handicraft Bazaar’ will take place at the Renaissance Riverside Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City on November 10.

Artists of the Cao Bang Craft Belt from ethnic minority groups including Lo Lo, Dao Tien, Dao Do, Nung, Mong Trang, Mong Hoa will present to viewers their handicraft products and traditional art of the northern ethnic minorities.

The bazaar aims to raise funds for building a communal house for Mong Hoa ethnic women in Quang Lam Commune of Bao Lam District in Cao Bang Province to be used for earning their living from making brocade products.

The event’s organizers, Cao Bang Community Development Centre (DECEN) is a non-profit organization established in Cao Bang in 2010.

The fair is one of the activities of the project to improve lives of Ethnic Minorities in Cao Bang through better access to water and market for their handicraft products, which is funded by HELVETAS Swiss Inter-cooperation Vietnam and implemented by Cao Bang Community Development Center, and will run from July 2011 to December 2014.

By Gia Binh – Translated by Kim Khanh

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