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Hoi An to hold many activities to mark New Year
  • | | December 19, 2021 10:08 PM
Hoi An City in the central province of Quang Nam will conduct many activities to welcome the coming New Year.

In early November Hoi An launched a lantern-making competition. This was among the activities of the Hoi An Lantern Festival scheduled to take place from December 24 to February 15. The festival will feature artistic arrangements of lanterns, and lantern decorations on streets and at tourist destinations to honour the town’s traditional craft.


Laterns in Hoi An

Art performances will be held at the opening ceremony of Hoi An Lantern Festival slated at 7 pm on December 24.

Between December 24 and January 2, traditional handicraft and recycled product stalls will be displayed on Nguyen Phuc Chu Street. Activities to mark Christmas and the New Year will be held at Tan Thanh fishing village. A painting and calligraphy exhibition will also be held in the city.

On the evening of December 31, the Hoi An Gala Dinner - New Year’s Eve 2022 will be organised.

At Ong Voi Temple on the morning of January 1, 2022, the city will hold a ceremony to welcome the first delegation of visitors.

Following a hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Hoi An Land of Memories show will reopen to tourists at weekends starting from December 18, with performances featuring more than 20 cultural mini-shows.

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