Apr 24, 2019  · I had an up-close view of the process during this year’s Umbrella Festival, held every year during the third weekend of January. For three days, local artisans demonstrated every step of the process, from shaving down bamboo strips for the ribs of the umbrellas to painting the parasol tops. Mar 29, 2017. A travel umbrella is an umbrella that's compact and easy to carry. and of course…