UNESCO Culture Week to be held in Vietnam
Update: Jun 10, 2013
The second UNESCO Culture and Development Week will be held as part of the Quang Nam Heritage Festival from June 19-26.

The event provides a good opportunity for management agencies, social organisations and domestic and foreign lawmakers to discuss issues related to culture and development, as well as ways to maintain sustainable development goals.


At the event, UNESCO and Quang Nam province will announce the results of their cooperation over the past decade, acknowledging the contributions heritage tourism and innovation have made to sustainable development.


A number of activities are scheduled during the week including an awards ceremony for a fine art contest, the inauguration of a tourist information centre in Hoi An and a display of relics from the UNESCO recognised My Son sanctuary heritage site


Quang Nam boasts two UNESCO cultural heritage sites: Hoi An ancient town and My Son sanctuary relic.