Paper Flower Making

A Different Take on the Lotus

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$19.00 per guest
1 - 25 guests 2 hours 13:00 14:00
+1
15:00
Hosted by Than Dinh Nhat
One of the best sellers in Hue

Highlights

  • Learn paper art from a family that supplied the imperial Hue family for over 300 years
  • Learn how some locals have replaced the ubiquitous lotus with paper and which are even used on altars
  • A Step by step process guided by a master crafter
  • Get to take home your own hand-made flower from Vietnam

Inclusive of:

  • All tools and materials
  • English speaking guide

Not Inclusive of:

  • Pick-up and drop-off service (can be included at additional cost)
  • Meal
  • Tips & gratuities
$US 19.00 per guest
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1 - 25 guests
2 hours
13:00 14:00
+1
15:00
Cancellation Policy: Moderate

Full refund available for cancellations made up to 48 hours prior to booking start time.

More About This Experience

The art of paper flower making is very well-known in Thanh Tien Village in Phu Vang District, Thua Thien-Hue Province. For over 300 years, they have built and maintained this reputation and supplied directly to the royalty in the Imperial Capital of Hue. Particularly famous for its lotus flowers they are used for decorating solemn places, altars, traditionally replaced annually during the Lunar New Year festival (Tet). The queer thing here is that they actually use paper lotus flowers made here rather than real lotuses, and this is because the weather in Hue is rather harsh with heavy rainfall and sunlight that makes growing flowers an uphill challenge. Thus the locals used their ingenuity and started making paper flowers to replace fresh ones and it has now been cemented into tradition. That is the reason for the popularity of Thanh Tien paper flower. Nowadays, it is not only use for worshipping but also for decorating in houses, restaurants and others, it is also a national flower of Vietnam. In addition, lotus paper flowers can be kept for a long time and is an intricate craft to learn. Create your own paper lotuses from masters at the thanh thien village!

Additional Information:

  • Exact pick-up location address along with map direction will be sent to your email instantly after booking
  • Be at the pick up location at the tour start time

Cancellation Policy: Moderate

Full refund available for cancellations made up to 48 hours prior to booking start time.

Location

The pick-up location address will be sent to your email immediately upon booking.

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Than Dinh Nhat

Nhat is 24 years old now and live in the countryside. Making paper flower is something that he loves to do after working in the farm and he is willing to teach to the local people and tourists to learn how to make ...

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