Hoi An Environment and Heritages Year 2014

By NGUYEN KIM BAO |

(QNO) - The Quang Nam provincial People’s Committee has decided to organise “The Heritage and Hoi An Environment Year 2014”. It endures from now to the end of 2014.

The main aims of this year round event is to raise the (realosation) awareness of the preservation and promotion of the value of Hoi An city’s heritages and My Son Sanctuary Site  as well as enriching the ecological environment of Cham Island  for socioeconomic development and building “a green city” of Quang Nam province.

According to the Organising Board, from 22 to 30 May, some interesting activities will be held in Hoi An city center and Cham island such as: the conference to review 10 years of Cham Island recognition as Biosphere Reserves and its operation during  the last 5 years; 5 years of the campaign “Cham island says NO with nilon bags”; “Fishermen and Cham Island” festival; traditional boat race, final round of  men beach volleyball competition, traditional basket boats race, Bai Choi game, introducing  Cham Island salangane, Cham  island tour (sightseeing swallow caves and Huong beach fishing village), launching the “Studying Hoi An city through the internet” contest…

By NGUYEN KIM BAO