“The 5th “Quang Nam Heritage Festival” celebrates ASEAN countries’ world cultural heritage, especially the heritage from all over the country of Viet Nam. The focus of this “Quang Nam Heritage Festival” is the ASEAN Cultural Heritage Festival, the 3rd Viet Nam International Choir Competition – Hoi An 2013 and the 3rd Miss Ethnic Viet Nam 2013. In the framework of the Festival, there will be impressive art programs; exciting sports activities; exhibits of natural and cultural heritage of Viet Nam and ASEAN countries; workshops on cultural heritage conservation, tourism promotion and investment attraction; activities to introduce Viet Namese cuisine and Quang Nam’s dishes, and the tourism products of Quang Nam province…
The opening ceremony of the 5th “Quang Nam Heritage Festival” – 2013 will be held at 8:00 pm on 22nd of June, 2013 at Hoi An Theatre.
The 3rd Viet Nam International Choir Competition – Hoi An 2013 will be held from 19th to 22nd of June at Hoi An Beach Resort. The competition is co-organized by Interkultur and the People’s Committee of Hoi An City with the participation of choir groups from different countries and regions. Besides the competition, the international choir groups, along with ASEAN and Viet Nam art groups, will perform on the streets of Hoi An Ancient Town and a number of localities in the province.
The final round of the 3rd Miss Ethnic Viet Nam Pageant takes place from 10th to 26th of June in Hoi An City. This is a unique cultural event in honour of the beauty of young women from 54 ethnic communities settled in the country of Viet Nam. The final judging and coronation of the Miss Ethnic Viet Nam Pageant will be held at 8:00 pm on 26th of June, 2013 at Hoi An Theatre and will be broadcast live on VTV.
The opening of the Exhibition of “ASEAN and Viet Nam Cultural Heritage Space” takes place at 07:30 pm on the 21st of June 2013 at An Hoi statue garden park next to Hoai River, Hoi An City. The exhibition takes visitors through different cultural regions of Viet Nam with the natural and cultural heritage recognized by UNESCO. Concurrently, visitors will enjoy the most vivid heritage images of the countries in the South East Asia.
Along with cultural and art programs, there are a number of vibrant, exciting sports activities in the Festival such as National Beach Football, “Quang Nam Heritage Festival” Golf tournament, Quang Nam traditional boat race, and traditional martial arts of the Central Highlands region.
A special part of the 5th “Quang Nam Heritage Festival” will be the reappearance of unique cultural and religious activities and the life of the ancient Cham civilization through the program “Cham Culture Festival Day” held at My Son World Heritage site. Simultaneously, the program “The reappearance of Hội An Legendary Night in the early XX century” will take place under a full moon at Hoi An Ancient Town during the festival.