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ASEM 5 Arts and Cultural Programme

ASEM Performing Arts Festival

Project Period: Contact: Department: Programme: Theme:
30 Sep 04 - 30 Sep 04 Asia-Europe Foundation Culture Department Culture

Hanoi (Vietnam)
Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam)

The Asia-Europe Young Fashion Design Workshop, conducted in Hanoi, Vietnam from 28th'29th September, 2004 was co-organised with the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture and Information and the European Cultural Centres represented by the Goethe Institut, Hanoi, in conjunction with the ASEM5 Summit.

Under the theme of `Tradition Meets Future', ten invited designers from Denmark, Italy, Korea, Germany, the Netherlands, Philippines, Singapore, Sweden and Thailand, as well as five Vietnamese designers, presented their fashion collection during the workshop. Dr. Ingrid Loschek, a German professor of fashion design and history, and Mrs. Minh Hanh, Director of FADIN, facilitated this two-day exchange.

A fashion show was organised at the end of the workshop at the Hilton Ballroom featuring more than 20 creations from each of the 13 up and coming couturiers.