Enthusiasm for Japanese culture

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(QNO) - Tea ceremony, mask making, calligraphic art, Hezan porcelain, traditional Kimono, Yukata... were introduced to the public in Hoi An in the "Japan Cultural Days in Quang Nam and the 16th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange" event.

Tea ceremony, one of the Japanese cultural identities
Tea ceremony, one of the Japanese cultural identities

The Japanese cultural activities are taking place in the Japanese space on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai street, Hoi An city during the event (August 18-19). These activities are organized by the Japan Foundation under the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam and Showa Women's University (Japan). Mr. Tomoda Yoshinari- a specialist from the Japan Foundation said that the introduction of Japanese cultural characteristics to Hoi An is part of the Japanese cultural promotion to the world. Tea ceremony is one of the Japanese cultural identities that make people excited. It is not merely an art of drinking tea but a means of purifying the soul.

Likewise, the Japanese calligraphic art- Shodo is one of the most famous visual arts of Japan. It is presented by the experts from Showa Women's University.

Japanese calligraphic art
Japanese calligraphic art

The Japan Foundation and Showa Women's University highly appreciated Hoi An's efforts and promised to help Hoi An promote its culture. They also committed to supporting artistic and cultural exchanges between Japan and Vietnam.