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Craft workshop: Dó Paper lampshade/lantern making
September 14, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMVND380,000
Another activity linked to the mid-autumn festival. This month we are making one type of lampshade from dó paper.
Zó project is a social business which preserves, supports and expands Vietnamese traditional paper (dó paper) and its making technique in a sustainable and creative way.
The idea for the Zó project came from the passion of founder, Trần Hồng Nhung. Zó project is a young dynamic team bringing back traditional values into modern society. In return, profits are ploughed back into the paper-making community creating job opportunities and stable incomes for the ethnic minority in the Northern province .
FVH regularly teams up with the Zó project to run small workshops for FVH members – we benefit from a reduced price.
- Calligraphy on dó paper
- Book binding
- Fan making
- Making bracelets
- Earring making
- Lampshade making
Workshops are held in the Zó project shop top floor, along Hanoi’s famous ‘railway street’ on the rail tracks. About 3.30pm a train will wiz past the shop.
This month’s Zó Project workshop is making dó paper lampshade/lantern
- Summary about dó paper and how it is made
- Introduction to the tools and materials used for making the lampshade (NB the light bulb with outlet are not provided)
- Make your own ‘cone’ shaped lampshade
Duration: appx 2 hours
Venue: Zo project shop (1st floor workshop). 10 Dien Bien Phu, near Hang Bong, half way up along the rail tracks
Max no of participants: 5 to very max 6 pax
380,000 vnd pp (adults, students and children pay the same – it is a direct cost to Zó) – but this is a reduced price for FVH. However, note it is slightly higher than other dó paper workshops as we use a lot more paper