The five-day show began with an international choir festival which gathered 15 art troupes from 9 countries and territories.
It was followed by an exhibition entitled “Vietnam-ASEAN cultural heritage space” showcasing the cultural and natural heritage of 22 cities and provinces nationwide and Southeast Asian nations. At the same time, an ethnic art festival was held, together with a beauty contest with the participation of more than 1,000 contestants from all ethnic groups in Vietnam.
In addition, visitors were given a feast of folk music and dance performances staged by artists from Vietnam and ASEAN member nations.
The Week of Culture and Development also got underway with diverse activities, such as tours of G tower in My Son sanctuary and an exhibition on UNESCO-Quang Nam cooperation in culture and sustainable development.
Quang Nam took the occasion to offer new tourist products including Triem Tay village with garden houses, Dien Ban museum, Phu Ninh eco-tourism complex, and Zara brocade weaving village.