Two world cultural heritage sites in the central province of Quang Nam, My Son sanctuary and Hoi An ancient town, will admit tourists free of charge during the Quang Nam Heritage Festival from June 22 to 26.

The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Online Newspaper quoted the festival’s organisers as saying that t he two heritage sites will be the focus of most cultural and art activities, seminars and exhibitions during the festival.

The event will include an ASEAN and Vietnam cultural heritage space exhibition, an international chorus competition, a public art festival of Vietnam ’s ethnic minority groups and a Cham cultural festive day.

A programme recreating the nights of Hoi An Ancient Town in the beginning of the 20 th century, a national beach volleyball competition, a Quang Nam Heritage Festival golf tournament and a handicraft and fine art exhibition will be also held.

Currently, about 5,500-6,000 rooms are ready to serve tourists to Quang Nam. Almost all hotels in Hoi An have pledged to list prices and reserve 10 percent of the total rooms for art groups attending the festival.-VNA