The 15th hội an – japan cultural exchange 2017

Thursday - 27/07/2017 16:03

Hoi An - Japan cultural exchange is the most outstanding event of Hoi An city in recent years. It is the cultural, spiritual and friendship fusion of the past that has become the invisible cord connecting people from two different countries with the present and the future. 14 years after the first event, it has still left in the hearts of the participants a lot of good feelings about the friendship and solidarity between the two nations.

In 2017, Hoi An city continues cooperating with the Embassy as well as other Japanese agencies and organizations to to hold “the 15th Hội An- Japan Cultural Exchange, 2017” from August 18th to 20th 2017 in Hội An ancient town.
As the milestone marking 15 years of cooperation between Hội An and Japan, the festival is supposed to include many impressive events and interesting activities. This year's program features  the reappearance of the wedding procession of Princess Ngoc Hoa and Japanese trader Araki Sotaro which will march around the ancient town to commemorate Princess Ngoc Hoa who helped build the relationship between Vietnam and Japan.
In particular, the opening program will start at 7:30pm on August 19, 2017 and the art exchange program at An Hoi Sculpture Garden with the involvement of popular singers in Vietnam and Japan, such as: Min, Ueno Yuuka, ONE ASIA Joint Concert, Hanoi Sennen Yosakoi Dance Team, etc.. In addition, Cosplay performance, Origami, boat race, martial art performances of Karate and Vovinam, trying on Yukata,.... will bring the audiences a new and exciting experience of Japanese culture in Hoi An.
* For further information, please contact:
The Center for Culture and Sports of Hội An city
Address: 1 Cao Hồng Lãnh st.
Tel: (0510) 3861327, 0945 397 447 (Ms. Thu Ly)
Email: ttvhtt@dng.vnn.vn
Website: www.HoiAnWorldHeritage.org.vn; www.HoianAncientTown.vn



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