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Ancient city to offer one-day free ticket for tourists

Update: November, 30/2016 - 21:00
A photo of Hội An city, taken by French photographer Rehahn Croquevielle, is on display in Hội An on December 1-2. Photo Hội An City’s Culture and Sports Centre
Viet Nam News

HỘI AN — The central city of Hội An will provide free tickets for tourists visiting the ancient town on Sunday on the occasion of Heritage Day and the 17th anniversary of Hội An’s recognition as a world heritage city by UNESCO.

The city’s Culture and Sports centre said cultural performances, outdoor exhibitions and photo displays will be held at public sites and exhibition centres through December.

Folk songs and Bài Chòi (a traditional Vietnamese game) competitions for children will be staged every night at the city’s Sculpture Park on the Hoài River bank from yesterday through Saturday.

French photographer Rehahn Croquevielle will display his photo exhibition, Life in old quarter, at the Sculpture Park in Nguyễn Phúc Chu Street on December 1-2.

Local artist Trương Bách Tường will also display his painting show, Inside, Outside, at 57 Trần Phú street on December 3-8.

An exhibition of pottery products of Thanh Hà village are on display at the Folk Culture Museum at 33 Nguyễn Thái Học Street till December 5.

According to the centre, more than 500 local and expat runners will join the annual marathon race at the Hoài River Square on Saturday (December 3).

In 2014, Hội An provided 39 free entrance cards for people, of which 13 were foreign residents living in the city, to the old quarter. — VNS

Tourists join a folk game in Hội An city. VNS Photo Công Thành
Tourists visit Hội An ancient town. VNS Photo Công Thành

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