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Hoi An traditional ceramic villages Culture

Hoi An traditional ceramic villages

In the 15th century, artisans from Thanh Hoa province settled in Hoi An and established the village. They practiced their traditional craft and handed it down to the present-day potters. In the 16th and 17th centuries, the craft flourished together with the rapid development of Hoi An, providing ceramic products to the whole central region. [...] Read more >>
Thanh Ha Pottery Village and its long historical legacy Culture

Thanh Ha Pottery Village and its long historical legacy

The Thanh Ha Pottery Village in Hoi An is a famous example in this type of an establishment that aims at furthering tradition as well as employment. The Thanh Ha Pottery Village in Hoi An is located in the Quang Nam Province in the Thanh Ha ward; Hoi An lies 3 Km to the east [...] Read more >>
Visitng Kim Bong carpentry village in Hoi An Culture

Visitng Kim Bong carpentry village in Hoi An

Travelling to Hoi An ancient town, it is very convenient for tourists to visit and collect souvenirsin Kim Bong carpentry village. There were many carpenters organized by the King of the Nguyen dynasty in order to build Hue capital. Formed in the 15 th century by Vietnameses from the Northern Thanh Hoa, Nghe An and Ha [...] Read more >>
Travel to Hoi An and work in fishing Village Thanh Nam Culture

Travel to Hoi An and work in fishing Village Thanh Nam

Visiting Hoi An ancient town, visitors can stay and work with the accommodating local people and learn how to catch fish in the traditional way of fishing Village Thanh Nam. . The fishing Village Thanh Nam (also called Con Chai) is shaped by the beautiful Thu Bon River. Fishermen have come here for the longest [...] Read more >>
Hoi An port town history Culture

Hoi An port town history

Hoi An revved and rapidly developed in the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Hoi An port town and the “Silk road” and “Ceramic road” on the seas attracted lots of merchant boats form China,Japan, India, Thailand, Portugal, Holland, Britain, France… Located in the meeting place of the major sources of water in Quang Nam [...] Read more >>
Hoi An ancient town - a South-East Asian trading port in the 15th to the 19th century Culture

Hoi An ancient town – a South-East Asian trading port in the 15th to the 19th century

Hội An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port in the 15th to the 19th century. Buildings and streets in the town reflected the combination of influences, both indigenous and foreign, to produce the uniqueness of this heritage site. Most of the buildings feature the traditional architectural style of [...] Read more >>
Bai Choi - a popular kind of folk art in Hoi An old town Culture

Bai Choi – a popular kind of folk art in Hoi An old town

Traveling to Hoi An ancient town, crowds of local people and foreign tourists like to  flock to the town near the Hoai River to enjoy interesting activities of Bai Choi – a popular kind of folk art in central Vietnam. Bài chòi Bai Choi game (singing while playing cards) is taken place at outdoor area [...] Read more >>
Devoted to bai choi Culture

Devoted to bai choi

Bai choi provokes pride of younger generations by singing educated and humanitarian phrases. Although there are many forms of media and entertainment, this folk art attracts a lot of young people to take part in. Remarking on the importance of preserving and promoting cultural values of bai choi, Artist Dang Luong, who lives with bai [...] Read more >>
Refreshing cultural identity of Bai Choi Culture

Refreshing cultural identity of Bai Choi

Bai choi singing has become familiarwithnot only people in Hoi An City, Quang Nam province but  visitors far and wide. Bai choi is a popular genre of folk impromptu art in central Vietnam. No one knows exactly when bai choi appeared. It is said this game was played around 400 years ago. Then bai choi [...] Read more >>
Bai choi-popular genre of folk impromptu art Culture

Bai choi-popular genre of folk impromptu art

Bai choi is a popular genre of folk impromptu art in central Vietnam. No one knows exactly when bai choi appeared. It is said this game was played around 400 years ago. Then bai choi lost its popularity and was almost forgotten, until the ancient town of Hoi An was accredited the World Cultural Heritage [...] Read more >>
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