HANOI – The natural and cultural heritage of Vietnam is styled on traditional silk, chiffon, and brocade ao dai … attracting visitors.
22 ao dai sets are displayed at the Vietnam Women’s Museum (43 Ly Thuong Kiet) on the 111th anniversary of International Women’s Day, and also honor the value of ao dai and the beauty of national heritages. , pride of cultural identity, wearing ao dai during the solemn occasions.
The display activity lasted until the end of March in the framework of a series of events “Ao Dai – Vietnamese Cultural Heritage” organized by the Vietnam Women’s Union in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
With silk, chiffon, brocade …, the Ao Dai designers stylize Vietnam’s outstanding natural and intangible cultural heritages in many different ways such as oil painting on silk shirt background, printing Heat transfer, hand embroidery, beaded … Visitors will see famous places of Vietnam appearing on the ao dai such as Dong Van plateau, Ha Long bay, Thang Long Citadel, Hue ancient capital, into the house. Ho, Phong Nha – Ke Bang, My Son Sanctuary, Hoi An Ancient Town …
Intangible cultural heritages are also expressed through typical materials and images. The designer Trung Beret chose brocade – the characteristic material of the Central Highlands gong culture. Designer Hue Thi chose stylized bandana motifs on the ao dai.
Learn about Hue royal court music from 2019, designer Ngoc Han, Miss Vietnam 2010, wishes to introduce Vietnamese cultural heritages more widely. “I hope to clearly portray Hue imperial cultural standards, lifestyles and humanistic values to international friends,” she said. This designer prints elegant Hue royal music on silk fabric …
In addition, the exhibition space has 2 Ao Dai presented by Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga – Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations awarded. The ao dai was worn by her at the ceremony to appoint the Ambassador and permanent representative of Vietnam to the United Nations and at the Presentation Ceremony of President Truong Tan Sang’s Letter of Delegation to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. year 2014.
During the 2 weekends, the display space attracts visitors to visit and learn. Most visitors wear ao dai to have beautiful pictures in the atmosphere of International Women’s Day. Ms. Lan Anh, 32 years old, Department of Logistics of the Coast Guard, was most impressed with the ao dai about court music of Hue. “I see soft corner presses, innovative flaps, different from traditional ao dai styles”, she shared.
In addition, visitors to the Vietnam Women’s Museum can experience Japanese flower arrangements, hand embroidery lessons …
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