Vietnamese pottery village to move

Tan Van Pottery Village in Vietnam's Dong Nai Province. Source: Thanh Nien Niews 20141107

A photo story on the 300-year-old Tan Van Pottery Village in Vietnam’s Dong Nai province, which will be relocated next year.

Tan Van Pottery Village in Vietnam's Dong Nai Province. Source: Thanh Nien Niews 20141107
Tan Van Pottery Village in Vietnam’s Dong Nai Province. Source: Thanh Nien Niews 20141107

Dong Nai to relocate centuries-old pottery village
Thanh Nien News, 07 November 2014

Dong Nai Province’s Tan Van Pottery Village was founded nearly 300 years ago, but is slated to be relocated as part of a plan to move manufacturing facilities out of residential areas by the end of 2015. The decision has prompted wide concern among the owners and employees of the village’s famous household workshops.

Full story here.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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