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Hoi An marks liberation day by culture

2010-03-17 (GMT + 7)

A week of culture and tourism events will take place in the central ancient city of Hoi An from March 21 to 28 to welcome the 35th anniversary of the city liberation (March 28, 1975).

The events will include a meeting, a parade, performances of traditional songs, competitions of decoration, a march of flower-decorated carriages and camping, said organisers.
Also included in the week are a gala entitled “Melody of the Time”; a gathering of writers, artists and outstanding athletes; women-football, coastal volleyball and net-knitting competitions and a fishing village festival.
And especially, the city will switch its lights off from 8:30 to 9:30 pm on March 27 to respond to the Earth Hour 2010 campaign together with other cities and regions throughout the world.
Hoi An city, home to ancient streets, is a favourite destination of foreign visitors.

(Source: VNA)

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