A range of activities to welcome the 16th anniversary of the UNESCO-World Cultural Heritage of Hoi An Ancient Town

Sunday - 29/11/2015 23:18

To welcome Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day 23/11 and 16th anniversary of the UNESCO-World Cultural Heritage of Hoi An Ancient Town (04/12/1999 - 2015), Hoi An is ready to welcome visitors with its unique series of events which is taking place November 23 through 05 December 2015.

On this occasion, Hoi An city is going to held an opening ceremony for Nguyen Phuc Chu Walking Street at 7:30 pm, on 03 Dec 2015, at An Hoi Sculpture Garden. With a purpose of creating a safe and comfortable space for tourists to fully enjoy the ancient town, The walking street somehow has turned to be a specialty of Hoi An which is also one of the preferred experience of tourists.
Nguyen Phuc Chu walking street will be a place to reappear various activities of the old Hoi An which can be listed as folk games, art performances, exchanges, making lanterns, folding coconut leaves, portraiture, etc.
During this time, a range of activities will take place regularly such as: The exhibition of wedding photos taken in Hoi An, "Hoi An city – good and not good",… Especially, an exhibition of photographer Mai Thanh Chuong’s  high-award winning art works under the theme “The rhythm of heritage” which is expected to bring inspiration to audiences. 

Hoi An Running Race 2014
In the morning of 4 Dec 2015, The running race called “For the world cultural heritage of Hoi An” will take place with the participation of the locals as well as tourists. Especially, Hoi An also facilitate access to tourist for visiting the ancient town by the act of free entrance ticket on that day.
The event is not only a celebration for the anniversary of the world cultural heritage of Hoi An Ancient Town but also a lookback to what the city has done so far and a contribution to promote the image of Hoi An to domestic as well as international toursits as well. Moreover, it helps raising awareness and responsibility of the community for the sake of cultural heritage preservation and sustainable tourism development for the future.

Contact us:     
The Center for Culture and Sports of Hoi An city
Add: Song Hoai Square, 1 Cao Hong Lanh st., Hoi An city
Tell: (0510) 3861327, 0905201061 (Ms. Minh)
Email: ttvhtt@dng.vnn.vn
Website: www.HoiAnWorldHeritage.org.vnwww.HoianAncientTown.vn


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