Pianist La Vinh Hoang, 49, who is the third generation of a music family in Hoi An, and his friends have revived Cung Dan Xua (Old Melody)band and live music performances in the ancient city.
Hoi An traditional craft and folk art center is expected to open next week, on the occasion of Vietnam Heritage Day (November 23), at House No. 9 Nguyễn Thái Học st, Minh An ward, Hội An (also known as Phi yen old house).
The ancient city will host the annual Hoi An-Japan Cultural Festival with a series of activities from August 28 to 30, Hoi An's culture centre said yesterday.
The Hoi An City People's Committee has approved a plan to develop craft and tourism in Kim Bong carpentry village, which is famous for its skilled carpenters and beautiful carpentry products.
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.
A program titled “ASEAN and South Korean art convergence”, part of the 2013 Quang Nam Festival, showcased dazzling traditional music performances by art troupes f-rom nine ASEAN countries and South Korea. The festival runs till June 26 and promises more exciting events to come.
A six-day exhibition titled “Vietnam – ASEAN cultural heritage space” kicked off in Hoi An city, central Quang Nam province, on June 21.
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.
More than 300 artists f-rom 11 troupes f-rom 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.
The 3rd Miss Ethnic Vietnam pageant will commence in the central Quang Nam province's Hoi An ancient town in May.
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.
Japanese artists will demonstrate a traditional sword performance at the Japanese Bridge in the annual Hoi An-Japan Cultural Festival next month.
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.
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.
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.
There is nothing, at first sight, that sets Tra Que Village apart f-rom others.
The 9th Hoi An-Japan cultural exchange festival opened on Saturday in Hoi An with art activities f-rom the two countries.
The 9th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange Festival opened yesterday in the ancient town of Hoi An, in the central province of Quang Nam.
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.