The 15th Hoi An – Japan Cultural Exchange 2017
Update: Aug 04, 2017
Hoi An - Japan cultural exchange is the most outstanding event of Hoi An City in recent years. It is the cultural, spiritual and friendship fusion of the past that has become the invisible cord connecting people from two different countries with the present and the future. 14 years after the first event, it has still left in the hearts of the participants a lot of good feelings about the friendship and solidarity between the two nations.

In 2017, Hoi An City continues cooperating with the Embassy as well as other Japanese agencies and organizations to to hold “The 15th Hoi An- Japan Cultural Exchange, 2017” from 18 – 20 August 2017 in Hoi An Ancient Town.

As the milestone marking 15 years of cooperation between Hoi An and Japan, the festival is supposed to include many impressive events and interesting activities. This year's program features  the reappearance of the wedding procession of Princess Ngoc Hoa and Japanese trader Araki Sotaro which will march around the ancient town to commemorate Princess Ngoc Hoa who helped build the relationship between Viet Nam and Japan.

In particular, the opening program will start at 7.30pm on 19 August 2017 and the art exchange program at An Hoi Sculpture Garden with the involvement of popular singers in Viet Nam and Japan, such as: Min, Ueno Yuuka, ONE ASIA Joint Concert, Hanoi Sennen Yosakoi Dance Team, etc. In addition, Cosplay performance, Origami, boat race, martial art performances of Karate and Vovinam, trying on Yukata, etc will bring the audiences a new and exciting experience of Japanese culture in Hoi An.