10th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange opens
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
(VOVworld)- The 10th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange will take place later this week in Hoi An, in the central province of Quang Nam, responding to Vietnam’s National Year of Heritage Tourism 2012.
During the three-day event, a wide range of activities have been scheduled including a photo exhibition “The long way of Hoi An-Japan cooperation and exchange”, another featuring the reconstruction after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, an introduction of the history of Japan and Hoi An city in Vietnamese and English, and the inauguration of Luong The Vinh primary school built with financial assistance from Japan.
Environmental activities will also be a feature, with a community clean-up programme called ‘One Hour for a Cleaner Hoi An’ and the launch of a garbage reduction project modeled after Naha city in Japan.