1. HOI AN LANTERN FESTIVAL
Date: every 14th day of lunar month
Location: An Hội Sculpture Garden
Description: Also known as Full Moon Festival. The whole old town will be lit only with lanterns to make tourists and local see what the ancient city was hundred years ago.
2. COMMEMORATION FESTIVAL OF THE FOUNDER OF TAILORING
Date: 21st of January
Location: Tailoring shops
Description: To commemorate the great deeds of the founder of tailoring in Hoi An. Tailoring is one of the main sources of income of locals.
3. ANNIVERSARY OF THANH HÓA – HỘI AN TWIN RELATIONSHIP
Date: every 12th until 28th of February
Location: Hội An city and Thanh Hóa city
Description: To strengthen relationship with a similar coastal town in the north, Thanh Hoa.
4. DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDER OF KIM BONG CARPENTRY
Date:13th of February
Location: Tien Hien Communal House, Kim Bồng Carpentry Village
Description: To commemorate the founder of Hoi An’s one of the oldest talents, carpentry.
5. GOOD CROP PRAYING FESTIVAL
Date: 14th of February
Location: Trà Quế Vegetable Village
Description: Celebration for good harvest and asking for another prosperous year for the small village that providing most of the vegetables needs of the town and its neighboring provinces.
6. NGUYÊN TIÊU FESTIVAL
Date: 2nd or 3rd week of February
Location: Assembly halls, Hội An Ancient Town
Description: To celebrate the first full moon of a new lunar calendar.
7. EARTH HOUR
Date: 26th of March
Location:The whole city of Hội An
Description: In line with global goal of lessening the global warming effect, Hoi An shows support by not using electricity for an hour.
8. VIETNAM – ASEAN SILK CULTURAL FESTIVAL
Date: To be announced
Location: Hội An Silk Village (28 Nguyễn Tất Thành st.)
Description: Exhibits the history of silk farming, silk weaving, handicrafts, and the unique silk cultures, food and traditions of the region.
9. DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDER OF SWALLOW’S NEST
Date: 16th of April
Location: Hương Beach, Cham Island
Description: To commemorate the good deeds of the founder of swallow’s nest.
10. ANNIVERSARY OF THE RECOGNITION OF CHAM ISLAND -A WORLD BIOSPHERE RESERVE
Date: 26th of May
Location: Tân Hiệp commune
Description: To celebrate the recognition of Cham Island as a world biosphere reserve, another UNESCO site within the province.
11. DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDER OF POTTERY
Date:12th of August
Location: Nam Dieu temple, Thanh Hà
Description:To commemorate the founder of Hoi An’s one of the oldest talents and source of income, pottery.
12. VIETNAM CULTURAL HERITAGE DAY, ANNIVERSARY OF THE RECOGNITION OF HỘI AN ANCIENT TOWN – A WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE
Date: 3rd week of November to early December
Location: Hội An Ancient Town
Description: To celebrate the UNESCO – world cultural heritage recognition of the Hoi An Ancient Town.
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