13th Lao Handicraft Festival falls on 13-19 October

Published on August 18, 2014

(KPL) The Ministry of Industry and Commerce in cooperation with the Lao Handicraft Association is going to organize the Lao Handicraft Festival 2014 at the Lao-ITECC in Vientiane Capital between 13 and 19 October.

Mr Hansana Sisane (second right) tells the press conference last Thursday.

Mr Hansana Sisane (second right) tells the press conference last Thursday.

“The aim of the festival is to bring together handicrafts product made by entrepreneurs, communities, and artisans,” Mr Hansana Sisane told a press conference on 14 August in Vientiane Capital.

This year’s festival under a theme “Lao Souvenirs” is expected to feature exhibition and sale of Lao products, handicraft making demonstration by skilled artisans, seminars, fashion show and product contest.

“The objective of this year festival is to provide an opportunity to local entrepreneurs to meet each other sharing their lessons. Producers will meet their consumers so that they would know how to improve their products,” said Mr Hansana.

Source: KPL Lao News in English
Published on August 18, 2014