An extraordinary opening ceremony showcasing various traditional art performances will kick off on November 18 at Dong Lac temple, (No. 38, Hang Dao street).

Furthermore, the Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center on Dao Duy Tu street will be hosting an exhibition on November 25th, introducing tuồng or hát bội (classical drama), a unique Vietnamese art form that evolved from folk art to royal art in the 17th century.

In addition, the Heritage House (No. 87, Ma May street) will feature Vietnam’s traditional tea making culture presented by local masters on November 18th – 19th.

Kim Ngan Temple (No. 42, Hang Bac street) will host an exhibition of Kim Hoang folk paintings and calligraphy works.

The Old Quarter Heritage Information Centre (No. 28, Hang Buom street) will serve as a venue for cultural exchanges among localities across the country. Additionally, ceramic artworks from Hanoi’s Bat Trang and Phu Yen’s Dong Hoa craft villages will be on display.

The annual event, organized by the Old Quarter Management Board, aims to preserve Vietnam’s traditional culture and introduce it to the world, attracting tourists to the capital city.

This year marks the 18th anniversary of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day since its establishment in 2005.