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Japanese tourists join boat race in Hoi An

Japanese tourists join boat race in Hoi An

Together with rowers of Hoi An old quarters, Japanese tourists experienced an interesting boat race on Hoai River, with the encouragement of both local people and tourists.

Ongoing Quang Nam Festival to feature more exciting events

Ongoing Quang Nam Festival to feature more exciting events

A program titled “ASEAN and South Korean art convergence”, part of the 2013 Quang Nam Festival, showcased dazzling traditional music performances by art troupes from nine ASEAN countries and South Korea. The festival runs till June 26 and promises more exciting events to come.

Vietnam-ASEAN cultural heritage space opens

Vietnam-ASEAN cultural heritage space opens

A six-day exhibition titled “Vietnam – ASEAN cultural heritage space” kicked off in Hoi An city, central Quang Nam province, on June 21.

Quang Nam Heritage Festival kicked off

Quang Nam Heritage Festival kicked off

The 5th Quang Nam Heritage Festival opened in Hoi An City, Quang Nam province on June 22nd in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, UNESCO General Director Irina Bokova, representatives of 73 countries and territories worldwide and thousands of Vietnamese and international visitors.

Hoi An gets set to host regional choir competition

Hoi An gets set to host regional choir competition

More than 300 artists from 11 troupes from Indonesia, Australia, South Korea, Malaysia and Taiwan have registered to take part in the 3rd Viet Nam International Choir Competition in Hoi An City on June 20-21, the city's Culture and Information Centre said yesterday.

Hoi An to host Miss Ethnic Vietnam 2013

Hoi An to host Miss Ethnic Vietnam 2013

The 3rd Miss Ethnic Vietnam pageant will commence in the central Quang Nam province's Hoi An ancient town in May.

Hoi An-Japan cultural exchange promoted

Hoi An-Japan cultural exchange promoted

The 10th Hoi An-Japan cultural exchange opened in Hoi An ancient city, the central province of Quang Nam, on August 24, as part of activities to celebrate the 39th anniversary of the Vietnam-Japan diplomatic ties.

Sword skills on show in Hoi An

Sword skills on show in Hoi An

Japanese artists will demonstrate a traditional sword performance at the Japanese Bridge in the annual Hoi An-Japan Cultural Festival next month.

“Hoi An Day in HCMC”: Where the youths find their roots

“Hoi An Day in HCMC”: Where the youths find their roots

A two-day cultural event titled “Hoi An Day in Ho Chi Minh City 2012” just kicked off on February 10, attended by a large number of young people who want to know more about Vietnamese tradition.

Hoi An ancient houses host art exhibitions

Hoi An ancient houses host art exhibitions

Two exhibitions on souvenirs, paintings and statues are on at two ancient houses in the World Heritage-listed town of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province on the central coast.

Be charmed with Bai Choi night of Hoi An ancient town

Be charmed with Bai Choi night of Hoi An ancient town

Hoi An shows an old space on the full moon night - the 14th day every lunar with no motorbikes and no artificial lights, all the streets are decorated with colorful traditional lantern. And crowds of local people and foreign tourists flock to the town near the Hoai River to enjoy interesting activities of Bai Choi - a popular kind of folk art in central Vietnam.

Where farmers are called artists

Where farmers are called artists

There is nothing, at first sight, that sets Tra Que Village apart from others.

Hoi An hosts Japan culture fest

Hoi An hosts Japan culture fest

The 9th Hoi An-Japan cultural exchange festival opened on Saturday in Hoi An with art activities from the two countries.

Hoi An, Japan cultural festival begins

Hoi An, Japan cultural festival begins

The 9th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange Festival opened yesterday in the ancient town of Hoi An, in the central province of Quang Nam.

German photographer presented photos to Hoi An Museum

German photographer presented photos to Hoi An Museum

Jochen Voigt, who is 60 years old, has presented Hoi An museum with his 125 best photos he has taken over 44 years during his journeys around Vietnam.

Hoi An to teach calligraphy for free

Hoi An to teach calligraphy for free

Hoi An, a central ancient city recognized as UNESCO’s World Heritage site, will hold free monthly classes on Han – Nom calligraphy to promote its cultural root.

Historic river and traditional boat

Historic river and traditional boat

Come to Hoi An, you could recognize a rather special performing of yo-heave-ho. Floating on Hoai river in the lyric space of the moon light, cultural boats’ artisans retort inspiredly with reminding melodies. Yo-heave-ho is still maintained in lives of Quang people, especially to Hoi An residents. Every night on Hoai river, when the town is overwhelmed in sparkling lanterns, in quiet and peaceful space, the boats together with artisans appear and disappear alternately on the river and they begin to sing close melodies excitedly.

56 items presented to Hoi An Museum

56 items presented to Hoi An Museum

56 cultural and historical items, relating to the formation and development of the old town of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province have been presented to the Hoi An Centre of Cultural Heritage Preservation and Management.

Archaeological items need to be decoded

Archaeological items need to be decoded

Since 1989, Hoi An Centre of Heritage Conservation and Management co-ordinated with domestic and foreign departments and organizations have carried out lots of researches on archeaology ; tens of thousand items with diversity in types and shapes as well as materials have been discovered.


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