Ho Chi Minh City is hosting the Ao Dai Festival 2020, with many fashion shows taking place in an effort to present collections created by local designers, including a unique collection by Hoai Nam.
Ho Chi Minh City is hosting the Ao Dai Festival 2020, with many fashion shows taking place in an effort to present collections created by local designers, including a unique collection by Hoai Nam.
The collection consists of a total of 26 outfits that have been inspired by various UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The collection consists of a total of 26 outfits that have been inspired by various UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
A gold-plated Non La, a type of conical hat, serves as the highlight of the collection.
A gold-plated Non La, a type of conical hat, serves as the highlight of the collection.
These special conical hats have been created by artisans from Kieu Ky craft village in Gia Lam district of Hanoi.
These special conical hats have been created by artisans from Kieu Ky craft village in Gia Lam district of Hanoi.
By coming up with collections featuring traditional Vietnamese clothing such as Ao Dai and Non La, designer Hoai Nam hopes to promote traditional culture whilst showcasing the nation’s craft villages to the world.
By coming up with collections featuring traditional Vietnamese clothing such as Ao Dai and Non La, designer Hoai Nam hopes to promote traditional culture whilst showcasing the nation’s craft villages to the world.
 
The seventh version of the Ao Dai Festival opens at the Vietnam History Museum in Ho Chi Minh City on October 11, following a series of postponements caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
The seventh version of the Ao Dai Festival opens at the Vietnam History Museum in Ho Chi Minh City on October 11, following a series of postponements caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
The annual event is running with the theme of “Tôi yêu Áo dài Việt Nam”, “I love Vietnamese Ao Dai” in English, and is scheduled to last until November 20.
The annual event is running with the theme of “Tôi yêu Áo dài Việt Nam”, “I love Vietnamese Ao Dai” in English, and is scheduled to last until November 20.
A wide range of activities are due to take place throughout the two-month event, including art performances, an Ao Dai fashion show held at various tourism hotspots and at schools, an online Ao Dai design competition, in addition to several other events.
A wide range of activities are due to take place throughout the two-month event, including art performances, an Ao Dai fashion show held at various tourism hotspots and at schools, an online Ao Dai design competition, in addition to several other events.

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HCM City beauty spots featured on Ao Dai

HCM City beauty spots featured on Ao Dai

Many beauty spots in HCM City have been featured on long dresses (Ao Dai) which were displayed at the on-going HCM City Ao Dai Festival.