Vietnam-Japan friendship cultural space to be held in Hoi An

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The “Vietnam-Japan friendship cultural space” will be held in Hoi An ancient town on November 11, bringing cultural exchange experience to visitors on the occasion of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in November 2017.

Leaders of Hoi An inspect facilities and works on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street to serve the “Vietnam-Japan friendship cultural space” event. (Photo: Sggp)

Leaders of Hoi An inspect facilities and works on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street to serve the “Vietnam-Japan friendship cultural space” event. (Photo: Sggp)

The event will take place in Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street and Chua Cau (Bridge Pagoda) with a series of activities, such as exhibition of replicas of Shuinsen Red Seal Ships for commerce; Japanese traders who came to Hoi An in the 17th century; display of Vietnamese and Japanese Bonsai trees; performance of the art of Japanese tea making.
There will be also Vietnamese and Japanese children’s traditional games, origami folding performance, introduction of culinary arts of the two countries, display of traditional garments like the kimono, yukata and Ao Dai, folk music, calligraphy performance , releasing colorful paper lanterns on Hoai River, introduction of Vietnamese and Japanese handcraft products.
In addition, the “Japanese cultural house” featuring cultural activities will be opened to the public at No. 6 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street in 2019.
Vice chairman of the People’s Committee of Hoi An, Nguyen Van Son said that the event aims to honor the bilateral cooperative and friendly relationships of the two countries as well as between Da Nang and Japanese localities in particular.
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By NGOC PHUC – Translated by Kim Khanh

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