Hoi An ancient city to host Korean Culture Day 2021

Update: 11:00 | 06/04/2021
Korean violin artist JMI KO, singers Seok Hun and Hansara, and K-pop dance troupe will perform in Hoi An ancient city of Quang Nam from April 9 to 11 during the Korean Cultural Day event, an annual cultural exchange between the Republic of Korea and the central province.
Hoi An ancient city to host Korean Culture Day 2021
An art performance during the Korean Culture Day in Quang Nam in 2019. (Photo: VNA)

The event will be held at the An Hoi Sculpture Garden, featuring an array of cultural performances, cuisine, and traditional arts of the RoK and Hoi An city.

Visitors will have the chance to experience Korean culture and cuisine at 15:00-18:00 on April 10 and 11. Meanwhile, the Hoi An cultural space is open for visitors at 15:00-18:00 on April 9-11.

The UNESCO-recognised world heritage Hoi An ancient town and the International Mask Arts & Culture Organisation and the Andong City of the RoK inked an agreement in promoting cultural exchanges, exhibitions and friendship visits from 2017.

It aimed to boost diplomatic ties between the RoK and Viet Nam in general, and the central province of Quang Nam in particular.

Different Korean art troupes including the art troupe of Hahoe Folk Village, a UNESCO-recognised world heritage site in Gyeongsangbuk; the World Music Assemble One, RAAK, Sachoom, Bibap Bang A Tha Ryeong had visited Hoi An for annual joint performance.

The RoK is one of the top five sources of foreign visitors to Quang Nam.

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(Source: VNA)