The Flowers of Thanh Thien. by Rachel Greene and Jan Johnston


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For 400 years, the villagers in Thanh Thien, Vietnam, have been making beautiful handmade paper flowers using unique designs passed down through the generations. These colourful flowers are particularly significant in Vietnam during the lunar New Year holiday (Tet) and at one time the village was renowned throughout the country for this craft. It proudly displays a scroll issued in the 18th century by the Emperor of Vietnam recognising the significance of these unique flowers……Click for for full article (http://www NULL.thetravelword NULL.com/2012/06/18/join-a-paper-flower-tradition-in-thanh-thien-vietnam/) 

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