First terra-cotta culture park in Hoi An

Friday - 22/07/2011 20:59

Construction of the first terra-cotta cultural park in the country kicked off in the ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam on July 11.

Covering an area of approx. 6,500 square meters in the 500-year-old traditional pottery village of Thanh Ha, the park will be  built at a cost of VND18 billion (US$850,000) funded by a Ho Chi Minh City based company, Nha Viet Corp.

The park will include five theme areas: pottery museum, outdoor exhibition, area, a performance stage, a workshop area and a trade promotion and service facility.

The park will be shaped like a potter’s wheel and the cultural site will be a place for preserving and promoting the traditional cultures of Thanh Ha pottery village.

The park is expected to be complete by 2013.


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