Ancient Hoi An Town Celebrates Heritage Day | Culture – Sports


Tourists stroll around Hoi An Old Quarter at night (Photo courtesy of Hoi An Culture and Sports Center)

Quang Nam (VNS / VNA) – The ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam offers free entry to tourists visiting the old quarter and artisan villages from December 1-4 to mark the 21st anniversary of its recognition as UNESCO world heritage site.

The city’s cultural and sports center said a series of Hoi An exhibitions and photos will be shown at Hoi AnMuseum, 10B Tran Hung Dao.

Seminars on heritage preservation and tourism in the Old Quarter during COVID-19 will also be held at the museum from December 3-4.

A photo exhibition of Columbia’s Monica Herran Restrepo will also be open at the An Hoi Sculpture Park on the Hoài River from December 3-12.

Traditional art shows will be held at the Japanese Bridge on December 3-4, while family music shows will be held at the Hoi An Museum from 7:30 p.m. on the same evenings.

An annual distance race will be held at Hoai River Square on December 4 as part of the celebrations.

UNESCO, in cooperation with Hoi An, will launch a research program of initiatives on non-plastic waste for young people with funding from the Coca-Cola Foundation.

Young people and visitors will join hands to clean up Cua Dai beach and collect waste from the forest in Cam Thanh village, as well as a bicycle parade to strengthen environmental and heritage protection in Hoi An and Cham Islands on December 4. /.

VNA

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