"Japanese Cultural Days in Hoi An" brought happy and joyful days to tourists

By KHANH LINH - M.HAI |

(QNO) - The Hoianians and tourists had another chance to enjoy an unique traditional art programme  “Japanese Cultural Days in Hoi An” organised in three days from 9-11 August 2014 by the People’s Committee of Hoi An City and  Japanese who are living in this ancient town.

A series of Japanese cultural activities in Hoi An city.
A series of Japanese cultural activities in Hoi An city.

The beautiful features and characters of Japanese culture such as Tea ceremony, toys making, traditional dances, modern fashion , Yukata costume performance, Sakura decorative art, Rakugo – Japanese comedy, Japanese films…were introduced to the viewers.

Enjoying Japanese cuisine.
Enjoying Japanese cuisine.

Many tourists also participated in some artistic activities: community dancing, colouring pages,  answering Hoi An – Japan quizzes, studying Japanese communicative language, watermelon breaking game, Japanese traditional dance, Bon-Odori, making Japanese cake, soap class, enjoying Japanese traditional dishes, Hoi An legendary night …

Painting sakura.
Painting sakura.

On this occasion, a lullaby show entitled “Ao lua tang me” (Silk dresses for mothers) was organised at An Hoi Sculpture Garden and many turtles were released  at the Cham Island dock.

Japanese tea ceremony.
Japanese tea ceremony.
Japanese paper folding game.
Japanese paper folding game.

By KHANH LINH - M.HAI