A Hoi An-Japan cultural exchange opened in Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam on August 21.
During the two-day event, various cultural activities will be held,
including an exhibition showcasing photos on Hoi An ancient town and
documentary photos on Hoi An-Japan cultural exchanges and an artistic
painting exhibition entitled “Colours of Heritages”.
There will be a seminar on cultural heritage preservation and tourism
development, an introduction of Japanese cuisine and performances of
Japanese musical instruments and children’s games.
In the opening night, Vietnamese and Japanese artists jointly performed
special dances from both countries such as lion and royal dances.
The event, co-organised by the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam, the Japan
International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Hoi An People’s
Committee, offers a chance for artists in particular and the people of
the two countries in general to exchange and share their own special
cultural characteristics, thus helping boost the friendship between the