TAG : Quang Nam

  • Ethnic Minority Festival

    Ethnic Minority Festival

    In a collaborative effort between Anantara Hoi An, the Quang Nam Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the Precious Heritage Art Gallery Museum, Anatara Hoi An Resort will hold monthly Vietnamese Ethnic Minority Festivals to showcase the richness and diversity of local ethnic minority groups, alongside the Hoi An Lantern Festival on the 14th day of every lunar month, when the moon is at its brightest.

    The festival will present the culture and traditions of local minorities in six mountainous districts of Quang Nam: Nam Giang, Tay Giang, Dong Giang, Phuoc Son, Nam Tra My, and Bac Tra My. Guests can visit stalls showcasing arts and crafts from local artisans, such as hand-embroidered batik, original art, all-natural organic honey, and locally-grown Robusta coffee, as well as watch traditional dances from minorities. Guests will also be able to purchase original photography by Réhahn - a renowned French photographer who has spent years documenting Vietnam’s ethnic minorities and who is one of the festival’s main sponsors. His poignant work offers an insight into the daily life of local communities and celebrates the richness and diversity of Vietnam’s ethnic minority cultures.

  • Nights of Co Tu

    Nights of Co Tu

    The Co Tu Night Festival, performed by Co Tu ethnic minority artisans and artists from the districts of Dong Giang, Nam Giang and Tay Giang in the mountainous area of central Quang Nam province, is on show in Hoi An.

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  • Hoi An International Marathon 2017

    Hoi An International Marathon 2017

    Marathon runners will be able to gain more insights about the beautiful landscapes and cultural characteristics of this 2,000-year-old land around Hoi An as they run by. As well as the genuine 42-km marathon are shorter races starting from 5 km. Runners will receive a souvenir cup, a medal, a t-shirt and a bag at the Centre for Culture and Sports of Hoi An. The event aims to promote tourism and culture in the ancient town.

  • My Son Sanctuary artefacts digitalised

    More than 1,000 artefacts uncovered during the excavation and restoration of towers at the world heritage site of My Son Sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam have been digitalised, thanks to the assistance of experts from Italy and India. The digitisation makes preservation and restoration easier. My Son Sanctuary is located about 70 km southwest of Danang city 40 km from Hoi An ancient town, another UNESCO heritage site in Quang Nam. It comprises eight groups of 71 monuments built throughout the 4th-13th centuries, showing the unique culture, architecture, arts and religion of the Cham people in what was the religious and political capital of the Champa Kingdom for most of its existence.

  • ‘Listen to the River’

    ‘Listen to the River’

    ‘Listen to the River’ is the title of an art exhibition by Truc Chi Art, founded by Vietnamese artist Phan Hai Bang and his young associates, who are students at the Hue College of Fine Arts. The exhibition presents different visual art mediums, including Truc Chi art, installation, light, sound, and video. Through the exhibition, Bang aims to present new accomplishments based on the idea of acculturation. This is how traditional values should be treated in regard to creating new values. The core concept is that paper doesn’t have to just be used as a material on which art is made. Instead, paper can be a standalone artwork, and papermaking can also be a standalone kind of art.

    Bang has worked as a lecturer at the Hue College of Fine Arts since 1996 and has participated in a wide range of group exhibitions and solo exhibitions. His latest project is ‘Vietnam Truc Chi Art’, which leverages the elite in traditional papermaking methods to create a new form of art, a new cultural value for the region.

  • Hoa Co Villas opened in July

    Hoa Co Villas opened in July

    Located between Hoi An ancient town and Cua Dai Beach, Hoa Co Villas opened in July on an area of 2,600 sq m surrounded by the peaceful and romantic Co Co River to the front and green rice fields to the back. Hoa Co Villas consists of six luxurious villas, each with five rooms designed with a touch of traditional Hoi An architecture combined with modern luxury. Each villa has private living and dining rooms for the whole family to get together for breakfast or dinner and a private outdoor BBQ. Hoa Co Villas is offering an opening promotion of VND1,150,000 per room per night and VND5,000,000 per night for a villa of five rooms including breakfast. Hoa Co Villas and Palm Garden Resort are also cooperating to provide more luxurious services. The exclusive offer is VND1,640,000/ room/ night or VND7,250,000 per  night for a villa with five rooms, including a stay at Hoa Co Villas and buffet breakfast at the Palm Garden Resort. Contact: 252 Cua Dai, Hoi An. Tel: (028) 3845 7304, email: cuong.pham@hoacovillas.com.vn, or visit www.hoacovillas.com.vn.

  • LIGHTING UP LIFE

    LIGHTING UP LIFE

    Wondering what gifts to buy family and friends while in Hoi An ancient town? One of its famed lanterns makes a great choice.

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  • Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort

    Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort

    Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort is to open and will feature a blend of East meets West in architecture and all its appointments, to provide superb comfort of international four+-star standard, such as spacious, elegant guestrooms, an array of dining outlets, a spa and wellness centre, and leisure and recreational facilities, including a gym, yoga classes, a 25-metre outdoor swimming pool integrated with a Jacuzzi, water sports, a private beach, a kids area, tour services, and so forth. Visit www.silksenseresort.com.

  • Boutique Cam Thanh Resort in Hoi An has just opened

    Located in the Bay Mau coconut forest, a famous attraction in Hoi An, the resort is inspired by traditional Vietnamese villages and features red tiles, bamboo rafters, and coconut leaf roofs. The resort has 40 rooms and villas situated in three distinctive areas, each with their own swimming pool. It also boasts Ngon Café, Nón Bar, and The Lúa Restaurant, which can host up to 300 guests and serves authentic Quang Nam and Vietnamese cuisine with a touch of Western delicacy. Nestled among the water coconut forest, the Dua Spa is a little gem for those looking to be pampered by the region’s top masseuses. The resort also has a public exhibition area that takes guests through the rich history and culture of the Cam Thanh region. During the soft opening, Boutique Cam Thanh Resort is offering a 30% discount on its Best Flexible rate, a ‘Stay 3 Pay 2’ package, and many other promotions valid from 15 August to 31 December. For bookings or more information, call (028) 3939 0899 or email:sales@boutquehoianresort.com.

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