Japanese Ambassador Kunio Umeda: "I will propagate Hoi An to Japanese tourists"

Source: laodong.vn |

(QNO) - Speaking at the opening of the 15th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange programme on August 19 in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province, Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Kunio Umeda committed to propagate the Hoi An city’s attractiveness to his country’s tourists. According to Mr.Umeda Kunio, 2017 is the year of Vietnam-Japan best relationship, with the formal visit of Japan’s King and Queen and the mutual visits of Prime Ministers of Vietnam and Japan as well as the exchange of the two countries’ leaders and people.

A performance at the 15th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange 2017. Photo:laodong.vn
A performance at the 15th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange 2017. Photo:laodong.vn

At this event, Japan also organized nearly 20 activities such as: stick-pushing, bowling, street art, Judo, Origami paper folding,…

Japanese Ambassador Umeda Kunio (right) and a Hoi An city’s leader. Photo: laodong.vn
Japanese Ambassador Kunio Umeda (right) and a Hoi An city’s leader. Photo: laodong.vn

In reply, Vice Chairman of  the Hoi An city’s People Committee Nguyen Van Son said the Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange creates a chance for Japanese people and tourists to enjoy, experience and take part in interesting Hoi An-Japan art and cultural activities.

A performance of Japanese artists
A performance of Japanese artists

Japanese Ambassador Kunio Umeda offers the certificate to Director of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Hoi An city Vo Phung (right), who has contributions to the close relationship between Hoi An-Japan.  

Source: laodong.vn