Visitors tour Hoi An ancient city of Quang Nam province (Photo: VNA)
 
Quang Nam (VNA) – The Japan Cultural Day in Quang Nam and the 16th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange will take place in Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam from August 17-19.

As part of activities marking the 45th anniversary of the Vietnam-Japan diplomatic relations (1973-2018), the events will be jointly organised by the provincial People’s Committee, the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam, agencies, organisations and businesses in Quang Nam and Japan.

The opening ceremony of these two events at 8pm on August 17 will feature attractive art performances staged by Quang Nam and Japanese artists.

There will be a wide range of cultural activities such as the re-enactment of the wedding of Princess Ngoc Hoa and Japanese businessman Araki Soaro at Hoi An port and the debut of the Goodwill Ambassador of the 16th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange Ueno Yuuka.

A photo exhibition entitled “Invaluable heritages” will also be held together with a boat race, cultural and art exchanges, martial art performances, handicraft display, and culinary activities.

In addition, the organising board will host a meeting between Japanese investors, seminars on building and developing smart cities in combination with environmental protection and Japan’s educational experience, and a Quang Nam-Japan friendship exchange.-VNA