Event information “The 17th Hoi An - Japan cultural exchange 2019” & Vietnam-international Silk and brocatelle festival 2019

Monday - 22/07/2019 15:16

“Hội An - Japan Cultural Exchange” is an annual event starting from 2003 up to now. After sixteen times of organization, the event has created strong resound, attracted concern of Japanese public, organizations and businesses; and left much good impression in hearts of participants; thereby, contributed to strengthen the exchange-friendly relationship between Hội An and Japanese people.

This year, to celebrate forty-six years of the establishment of Vietnam-Japan diplomacy (1973-2019), “The 17th Hội An - Japan Cultural Exchange” will take place from August 09 to 11, 2019 in Hội An ancient town and An Hội Sculpture Garden with many exchange and entertainment activities that promise to bring visitors many interesting experiences about two ethnic cultures such as: Fine arts and crafts exhibition, Paiting and photography exhibition, Japanese calligraphy letters teaching, Traditional art performances and Hội An-Japan traditional sports competitions, street exchange: Yosakoi dance, Shakuhachi flutes performance, Cosplay performance, Experiencing activities in making lanterns, Origami paper folding, Coconut leaf folding, Japanese cultural experience and Hội An Farmers Market.
In particular, the highlight of this program is the reappearance of The wedding procession of princess Ngọc Hoa và Japanese trader - Araki Sotaro. This activity will take place at 16:30 on August 10 - 11, 2019 on Hoài river, in the form of performing a bride procession on a Japanese boat model which is very unique.
The opening ceremony will take place at 20:00 on August 09, 2019 at the stage of An Hội Sculpture Garden, with many attractive art performances of Hội An and Japan. In particular, the program has participation of singer Ueno Yuka, Kolme music group - Japan and famous singer of Vietnam - Đức Phúc.
Simultaneously with the event “The 17th Hội An - Japan Cultural Exchange” is program “Vietnam-International Silk and Brocatelle Culture Festival” in two days August 08 - 09, 2019 at Hội An Silk Village, which attracts participation of The International Silk Association, Asia and Japan Silk Association, Mekong Institute, domestic and foreign silk and brocatelle enterprises. The event contributes to introduce Hội An fashion sewing, Quảng Nam silk industry to international silk market and contributes to Hội An city a culture-tourism product on the foundation of silk- brocatelle culture exploitation.
“Hoi An - Japan Cultural Exchange” and “Vietnam-International Silk and Brocatelle Culture Festival” are two events that have important signification on culture and international cooperation for Hội An, with the aim of cultivating friendship more and more durable between ethnics and promoting the image of Hội An’s land and people, maintaining the title “Hội An - The most charming city of the world 2019”.
The Center for Culture-Sports and Radio-Television of Hội An city
Address      : 01 Cao Hong Lanh (Song Hoai Square)
Tel              : (0235) 3861327 , 0917.158.274 (Mrs. Mỹ Sương)
Email          : ttvhtt@dng.vnn.vn
Website       : www.HoiAnWorldHeritage.org.vn


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