Hoi An-Japan cultural exchange 2019 kicks off

(VOVWORLD) - The 17th Hoi An-Japan cultural exchange opened in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province on Friday. 
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Japanese singers perform at the opening ceremony of the Hoi An-Japan cultural exchange 2019, August 9, 2019.

The event, which has been held annually since 2003, was jointly organized by the People’s Committee of Hoi An city and the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam.

“The annual cultural exchange taking place over the past 16 years has demonstrated the determination to nurture and promote the time-honored friendship between Vietnam and Japan in general and between Hoi An and Japanese cities in particular,” said Hoi An's Vice Chairman Nguyen Van Son.

The exchange will run until Sunday, featuring diverse cultural activities of both nations, including the display of handicraft products, a photo exhibition, Japanese calligraphy, traditional art performances, a sports competition, Yosakoi dance, Cosplay performances, Origami performance, and others.