Hue restores pottery village for festival
The ancient pottery village of Phuoc Tich in Phong Hoa commune, ThuaThien-Hue Province will be renovated for Hue Festival 2008, which willtake place from June 3 to June 11.
More than VND300 million (US$19,000) was spent on the construction of a kiln, a workshop and a shop where pottery can be display and sold. These facilities cover on an area of more than 100 square meters.
“One-Time Ancient Village,” a tour to bring visitors to the ancient village, will be available during the festival.
Residents in the 500-year-old village make a living by producing pottery in the form of household products like jars, pots, tea-sets, bowls, and plates.
The province will try to keep the kilns operating even after the festival, said a local official.