Running throughout 2018, the Quang Nam Province Ethnic Festival in Hoi An is organized by the Quang Nam Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the People’s Committee of Hoi An city and six mountainous districts of Quang Nam: Nam Giang, Tay Giang, Dong Giang, Phuoc Son, Nam Tra My and Bac Tra My. The event is also co-organized and sponsored by FIDR Japan, a Hoi An based French photographer Réhahn and Anantara Hoi An Resort.
The festival will take place at the corner of Hoang Van Thu street and Nguyen Thai Hoc street, An Hoi Sculpture Garden, the Precious Heritage Art Gallery Museum (26 Phan Boi Chau street) and at Anantara Hoi An Resort (1 Pham Hong Thai street) to honor the cultural values of the ethnicities in Quang Nam, as well as to preserve and promote their culture to the tourists
Visitors are treated to a number of fascinating performances by the ethnic minority people such as folk dancing, singing and playing traditional musical instruments. In addition, traditional crafts like brocade weaving as well as agricultural products and handmade souvenirs will be showcased at the event.
The 1st : 31st January 2018 – Tay Giang district (Cơ Tu)
The 2nd : Fri 2nd March 2018 – Bac Tra My district (Cor)
The 3rd : Sat 31st March 2018 – Dong Giang district (Cơ Tu )
The 4th : Mon 30th April 2018 – Phuoc Son district (Bhnoong)
The 5th : Tue 29th May 2018 – Nam Giang district (Ve,Tà Riềng)
The 6th : Thu 25th August 2018 – 4 groups of ethnicities from 04 districts (Tay Giang, Bac Tra My, Nam Tra My and Phuoc Sơn)
The 8th : Wed 21st November 2018 – Nam Giang district (Cơ Tu)
The 9th : Fri 21st December 2018 – Đong Giang district (Cơ Tu)
14h30: Dancing – cnr Hoang Van Thu and Nguyen Thai Hoc.
16h00: Dancing, game show, handicraft products – An Hoi Sculpture Garden.
17h30: Dancing, weaving performance, handicraft products – Precious Heritage Art Gallery Museum (26 Phan Boi Chau)
19h30: Dancing – Anantara Hoi An Resort (01 Pham Hong Thai)
For more information contact Quang Nam Tourism Promotion & Information Center – Add: 47 Phan Chu Trinh Street, Hoi An City, Tel: 02353. 916961
Photos: Dong Phuoc Ho