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First terra-cotta cultural park erected in Vietnam

First terra-cotta cultural park erected in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City-based NhaVietCorp started the construction of the first “terra-cotta cultural park” in Vietnam on July 11th at Thanh Ha District, in the central city of Hoi An.

Diners endanger ‘stone' crabs

Diners endanger ‘stone' crabs

A project aimed at protecting "stone" crabs living in the Cham Island area of Hoi An city, situated in the central province of Quang Nam, has recently been approved by local authorities.

Youths help beautify island

Youths help beautify island

Hundreds of students f-rom the University of Phan Chu Trinh in Hoi An City and youths f-rom the Quang Nam Provincial Youth Uni-on have joined hands in beautifying Tan Hiep Island Commune.

Free swimming school for kids in Hoi An

Free swimming school for kids in Hoi An

There is no one in Hoi An City in Quang Nam Province who doesn’t know Joanne Stewart’s freeswimming school for kids.

Tourists flock to central region

Tourists flock to central region

The number of tourists to the central region on the occasion of Southern Liberation Day (April 30) and May Day has increased remarkably against the previous years.

Ministry sets tab for conserving relics at 526 mln USD over five years

Ministry sets tab for conserving relics at 526 mln USD over five years

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has recommended to the Government to earmark 11 trillion VND (526 million USD) for conserving relics in the next five years to catch up with the backlog under a national culture programme.

Hoi An committed to preserving cultural relics

Hoi An committed to preserving cultural relics

Hoi An, an UNESCO World Heritage city, has set aside part of its 2011 budget to continue to restore and preserve its important cultural relics.

Vietnamese keeps praying for Japanese

Vietnamese keeps praying for Japanese

An artistic event, themed Pray for Japan, was held at An Hoi garden of statue in Hoi An city on April 10th.

Hoi An mobilized 166 millions VND to support Japanese people

Hoi An mobilized 166 millions VND to support Japanese people

Till April 4th, 166 millions VND has been contributed by offices and departments in Hoi An city to help Japanese people damaged by earthquake and tsunami. Hoi An Youth Uni-on has called upon Hoi An people and tourists to collect 72.6 millions VND, 306 USD, 960 bath…

Message f-rom Hoi An: "We are always beside you"

Message f-rom Hoi An: "We are always beside you"

“Always beside you!”, “Be brave! Try your best! We are always beside you,our Japanese friends!”, “ Believe in overcoming, future is always bright” were written messages on 3 big pieces of cloth of 2m length and 1.5m width. On March 18, 2011, the campaign for sending messages, encouraging Japanese people enduring consequences of earthquake and tsunami was drawed hundreds of people presenting at Japanese Brigde area (Hoi An, Quang Nam).

There’s a winner!

There’s a winner!

The first-ever winner of the Hoi An Choir Prize has been found! Diponegro University Choir f-rom Indonesia has won the 1st Vietnam International Choir Festival and Competition! Congratulations!

It is peacefulness that makes Hoi An develop

It is peacefulness that makes Hoi An develop

The Central City of Hoi An, popular for its old quarters and peacefulness, is the pride of the Quang Nam Province’s people, in particular, and of the country, in general. However, it is a concern that such a world’s heritage will be exploited positively and preserved sustainably and suitably in association with socio-economic development.

Hoi An ancient town with one more day for non-motorised vehicles

Hoi An ancient town with one more day for non-motorised vehicles

“F-rom February 15, 2011, to attract tourists to Hoi An ancient town , the town for non-motorised vehicles is added on Tuesday together with Monday, Wednesday, Friday ,Saturday” said Mr Le Quang Trung, Chairman of Minh An Ward, Hoi An city, Quang Nam Province.

Russian war movie filmed in Hoi An town

Russian war movie filmed in Hoi An town

Viet Nam's Chanh Phuong Film Studio and Russia's IKA Film Studio are collaborating on the production of the film Nguoi Linh (The Soldiers), being directed by Stanislav Ivanov. The film, currently shooting on location around the city of Hoi An city and the vestige site of My Son in the central province of Quang Nam, tells the story of a group of Russian military specialists who come to Viet Nam during the American War.

Pilot Heritage Guide Training in Hoi An

Pilot Heritage Guide Training in Hoi An

Quang Nam province was supported by UNESCO Ha Noi office in organizing Pilot Heritage Guide Training programme and certification.

Quang Nam organizing tourism meeting

Quang Nam organizing tourism meeting

Quang Nam Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a conference briefing to evaluate the Quang Nam tourism operation in 2010 and deploy tasks work in 2011 at Hoi An Hotel on December 15.