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The Spirit of the Planet: the c-harm of ancient Viet Nam

The Spirit of the Planet: the c-harm of ancient Viet Nam

 11:18 01/06/2011

While waiting for the South America group Cicimeca, the 11th edition of The Spirit of the Planet at the exhibition centre of Chiuduno last Friday presented the traditional music f-rom Eastern Orient with a concert of the Vietnamese group, Nha Bieu Dien Nghe Thuat Go Truyen Hoi An.

Hidden attractions and a way of life

Hidden attractions and a way of life

 07:57 23/05/2011

Pristine streets and houses built centuries ago by the Japanese, special lanterns and tailors offering to make silk suits overnight – Hoi An’s attractions are well known.

Sa Huynh Culture Museum

Sa Huynh Culture Museum

 13:58 18/04/2011

The museum supplies plenty of information on the ancient people of Sa Huynh civilization, who were the first owners of the Hoi An trading port, having trading relationships with the people of China, India, and South East Asia.

See you next time!

See you next time!

 13:38 22/03/2011

It has become quieter in Hoi An now. The 1st Vietnam International Choir Festival and Competition is over, most of the choirs left the city yesterday. Today the INTERKULTUR staff will fly back home as well.

Hoi An Full Moon Festival

Hoi An Full Moon Festival

 10:50 22/03/2011

On March 18, 2011, under the light of the full moon, Hoi An becomes one big centre stage whe-re all the locals and tourists come out and participate in reviving the golden days of prosperity and folklore with music, plays & parties.

Over 40,000 maps of Hoi An tourism given for free

Over 40,000 maps of Hoi An tourism given for free

 09:46 23/02/2011

Tourists to Hoi An City yesterday received the first of more than 40,000 maps f-rom Hoi An tourism, which have been published for tourists free of c-harge.

‘Ancient Night Town’ of Hoi An

‘Ancient Night Town’ of Hoi An

 08:52 08/02/2011

‘Night in an Ancient Town’ is a unique event that draws people f-rom all over the world to Hoi An.

Lantern Festival in Hoi An

 13:11 17/01/2011

The Nguyen Tieu Festival is a very special event for Asians. And for residents in Hoi An, it is time to display colored lanterns in the ancient town which attracts a large number of tourists every year.

Explore the Bay Mau coconut forest

Explore the Bay Mau coconut forest

 14:28 15/01/2011

Hoi An one of the city have three major rivers that is Thu Bon river, Truong Giang river and Đe Vong river and with a mangrove forest of coconut water is a wonderful destination.

Traditional Lunar New Year 2011

Traditional Lunar New Year 2011

 14:18 05/01/2011

The year 2010 is coming to the end. Hoian Ancient Town is exciting to welcoming the New Year 2011 with a lot of significant activities. At Hoian Museum of History and Culture( 06 Tran Hung Dao- Hoian), f-rom 21h December 31, 2010, the Youth Uni-on of Hoian City will begin dancing to welcome new year and proclaim the Youth Year 2011. Especially, f-rom 19h December 31, 2010 to 02h Jannuary 01, 2011, at Dong Hiep Freeland, Minh An( Nguyen Phuc Chu street- Hoian), Gala Dinner “ Rescounding of Hoai River” will be magnificently organized with the traditional arts performances of the meritorious artist Manh Hung and Rock Bands f-rom Hochiminh City to welcome New Year Eve.

Whale Worshiping Festival

Whale Worshiping Festival

 14:01 05/01/2011

For centuries, the Whale Festival in Quang Nam Province has been considered to be the biggest water festival by the fishermen living there. It has been celebrated with the hope of bringing good luck when going fishing, and it is also believed that paying respect to the Whale God will ensure safety and prosperity for the entire village.

Long Chu Festival

Long Chu Festival

 13:52 05/01/2011

Like many festivals in Hoi An, the Long Chu Festival is steeped as much in cultural belief as it in religion. Long Chu festival is celebrated on the 15th of the seventh and eighth lunar month, when the new season is coming and the old one is leaving, and the entire climat is uncertain. It is held in the summer months, when plagues and other types of epidemics are most likely to break out in the fishing villages. As a result, religious ceremonies are carried out to fight the diseases.

Mid Auturmn Festival

Mid Auturmn Festival

 13:44 05/01/2011

Tet Trung Thu, as it is known in Vietnam, or the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, is a wonderful ancient festival that revolves around children. The festival, held annually on the 15th of Lunar August in Hoi An, helps cre-ate the most c-harming and picturesque night of the year. It involves the customs of moon contemplation, procession of stars & moon using shaped lanterns, lion dance, as well as parties with moon cakes and fruits. Do you know why we treasure this special festival?

Visiting Kim Bồng carpentry village

Visiting Kim Bồng carpentry village

 10:53 05/01/2011

Kim Bồng Carpentry Village belongs to Cẩm Kim commune, Hội An city, Quáng Nam province. It is located on the right bank of Thu Bồn river, which flows through Hội An city. The north of this village is opposite to the ancient town of Hội An - A World Cultural Heritage Site.

Thuan Tinh Ecological Tourism Zone

Thuan Tinh Ecological Tourism Zone

 09:35 05/01/2011

Since it’s only 3 km away f-rom Hoi An ancient town, tourists will find it is very convenient to travel by land or river f-rom Hoi An to here. Located in a 50 hectares river islet, Thuan Tinh looks like a buoy floating in the lower section of Thu Bon river. Thuan Tinh is a typical ecological tourism zone in Hoi An town, whe-re tourists will enjoy the poetic natural landscapes.

Quan Thang Ancient Town

Quan Thang Ancient Town

 09:25 05/01/2011

Quan Thang is currently seen as one of the nicest ancient houses in Hoi An. It is over 150 year old and carries the architecture style of Hoa Ha, China. Throughout the years, the style as well as interior decoration of the house has been lovingly preserved. That helps us at least partly imagine the lifestyle of its generations of owners, who belonged to the merchant class in Hoi An in the past.

White Rose

White Rose

 08:06 05/01/2011

Wrose (banh bao vac), a type of shrimp dumpling made f-rom translucent white dough bunched up to look like a rose. Many people like these cakes not only for their delicious flavor but also for their beautiful appearance. The French gave it the name of "white roses".

Chicken rice in Hoi An

Chicken rice in Hoi An

 07:56 05/01/2011

On the night of the old town, across the block, under the roof of the ancient roof moss, under shimmering lantern, you cannot ignore the chicken boiled silk show up on a disk, first fragrance attractive flight f-rom the chicken rice restaurants. Want to make delicious rice and chicken also choose to have that experience.

Thu Bon River

Thu Bon River

 10:26 04/01/2011

Water bodies in general are an important part of Vietnam as a whole. More so for this shore town of Hoi An. The Thu Bon River in Hoi An plays an important role in the geography, culture as well as the history of Hoi An. The town which was better known as Fai Fo in the days of antiquity, is situated on the banks of this river. Located at a distance of 30 km away form Vietnam’s 4th largest city, Danang, this small town is positioned in the estuary of the Thu Bon River in Hoi An. Moreover, the Thu Bon River in Hoi An is not just the main culminating point for most festivals and events that are held at Hoi An but also the chief source of livelihood for many residents of the town.

First INTERKULTUR choir festival in Vietnam

 11:04 31/12/2010

Big Opening Show on sea stage is being planned