Goi cuon (salad rolls) is one of the 12 Vietnamese dishes in the food record category recognised by the Asian Record Association.
- Japanese drum ensemble to perform in Vietnam
There will be photo exhibitions illustrating Hoi An-Japan cooperation and exchange, as well as Japan’s reconstruction after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Other highlights of the event include an introduction of the history of Japan and Hoi An city in Vietnamese and English and the inauguration of Luong The Vinh primary school built with financial assistance from Japan.
Environmental activities will also be featured, with a community clean-up programme called ‘One Hour for a Cleaner Hoi An’ and the launch of a garbage reduction project modeled after Naha city in Japan.
Vo Phung, director of the Hoi An Centre for Culture and Sports, said the event, jointly held by the Quang Nam provincial People’s Committee and the Japanese Embassy, will symbolise the close ties between Hoi An city and Japan through culture.
Visitors will have a chance to watch special art performances and understand more about cultures and peoples of Hoi An and Japan, he added.