The valuable trademark of Bat Trang pottery traditional village has been built on the contributions of outstanding artisans, with their skilled hands and creative minds, said chairman of Hanoi City People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao.
On May 6th a ceremony took place honouring outstanding artisans in Bat Trang pottery traditional village in Gia Lam district.
He said that he hoped these artisans would continue to create more unique products to build the trademark of Bat Trang pottery village.
He added that the village needs to promote commerce in combination with tourism to improve its economic effectiveness.
There are more than 60 economic units and nearly 1,000 households in the village. As many of 18 folk artisans were presented with the title of Hanoi artisan, and three artisans were given the title of outstanding artisan by the state.
After the ceremony, Mr. Thao visited the production establishments of several artisans.
On this occasion, a club of outstanding artisans in the village was founded to develop and preserve the local pottery style.