VN-ASEAN heritage space in Hoi An
19:06 | 22/06/2013
VGP - An exhibition entitled “Viet Nam-ASEAN Cultural Heritage Space” officially opened on Friday evening in the ancient town of Hoi An in Quang Nam province.

The event is part of the 4th Quang Nam Heritage Festival 2013, which aims to honor and promote Viet Nam’s cultural heritage and tourism potential to international friends, and respond to the UNESCO Development and Culture Week.

It also marks the 10th anniversary of the Convention on the Safeguarding of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage and celebrating the new Week of Culture and Development launched by UNESCO.

With the participation of ASEAN countries and Japan and the Republic of Korea, the exhibition aims to honour and uphold world heritage and the values of cultures from ASEAN member nations, as well as Viet Nam.

A number of festivals and traditional music performance will be organised to entertain and educate visitors.

Here are some photos at the opening ceremony of the exhibition.

An art performance to highlight ASEAN countries' cultures

Culture space of Ha Giang province

Trang An tourism complex (Ninh Bình province) is now seeking for UNESCO's recognition as the world heritage

Cultural space of Ha Noi

Pictures on Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Restored instruments of Hue Royal Court Music

Central Highlands Space

Hoang Sa-Truong Sa cultural space

Cultural space of ASEAN countries

Ancient town of Hoi An in early 20th century

                                                                                                                     By Hai Minh
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