Summer Festival in Cham Island, Hội An 2014
The year of 2014 links with several important events for Hoi An city which are 15th anniversary of Hoi An Ancient Town being recognized as a World Cultural Heritage (04/12/1999-2014) and 5th anniversary of Cham Island being recognized as a World Biosphere Reserve (26/5/2009-2014).
In purpose to promote Cham Island to tourist as well as make the spiritual life of the locals better.
The event “Cham Island, Summer Feeling” is being organized f-rom May 20 to May 26, 2014.
The Summer feeling of May will be emphasized by the sportive activities of female beach soccer, male beach volleyball (May 5-8, Cửa Đại Beach: qualifying round and May 23 – 24, Ông Beach: final) and swimming competition on May 23, Làng Beach.
Tourists and locals will together join several kinds of folk game such as “boat” race, casting-net throwing competition, sack race, tug of war, fishing net weaving competition, bingo game,…Moreover, the career of sycamore hammock weaving and Cham Island swallow bird’s nest will be introduced to tourists.
It is also a chance for tourists to enjoy Cham Island’s specialities on May 23 and 24, 2014.
F-rom May 20 to 26, there are the activities of photo exhibition “Paracel Islands – Spratly Islands and Islands & Sea of Vietnam”, document exhibition of Cham Island, painting competition “I love my home island”, workshops,..
In particular, the singing contest “My home island” and the local artistic show will be taken place at 19:00, May 23 & 24 at Tân Hiệp Stadium. And the camp-fire “Night of Cham Island” will be ended the event on May 24 at Ông Beach, Cham Island.
Source: The Center for Culture and Sports of Hoi An City