EVENTS


IRONMAN DA NANG 70.3 VIETNAM 2020

The 6th largest annual triathlon (swimming - cycling - running) tournament in Vietnam - TECHCOMBANK IRONMAN 70.3 Vietnam 2020 officially opened its registration gate from July 25, 2019.
This 6th season will continue to be held in the beautiful coastal city - Da Nang, one of the 52 most attractive destinations in 2019 by the New York Times. Located along 30km of an immaculate, beautiful, white-sand beach and near three UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Imperial City of Hue, Hoi An Ancient Town and the My Son Sanctuary, Danang city is an unforgettable destination for tourists.
The athletes participating will have the opportunity to challenge themselves on the unique race with the start of 1.9 km swimming from the beautiful beach, followed by a 2-loop 90 km bicycle race stretching along the pristine coast and pass through various stunning landmarks of the city and then, end the race with the 21 km running course before returning to the start point.
Starting as a small event in 2015, this triathlon has become an international sport festival, and brings together athletes from around the world to travel to Vietnam. The event has inspired more and more Vietnamese athletes to pursue this sport as well as promote healthy lifestyle among the local community.
Ironman 2019 recorded impressive figures when attracting more than 2,200 athletes from 61 countries, including the participation of more than 1,000 local athletes and becomes the largest triathlon sport event in Vietnam.
What are you waiting for? Book your accommodation now! Hoi an is the perfect place as a base for participants, its only a 30-45 min drive to Danang, you can enjoy relaxing moments in the peaceful ancient city after an exciting experience at Ironman.

- Link: https://123go.vn/ironman-703-vn-2020
- Organizer: Sunrise Events Vietnam (SEV) and TECHCOMBANK
- Type: Triathlon
- Time: 04:00 am, 7 - 10 May, 2020
- Venue: East Sea Park, Da Nang, Vietnam
- Registing address: https://www.ironman.com/im703-vietnam-register or https://123go.vn/ironman-703-vn-2020/checkout


Hoi An Full Moon Festival

Festival & Events 2020

Embrace Hospitality focuses on making your trip easy. This year we have specially created for this purpose our Festival & Event Calendar. 

We hope this will help all our visitors to plan the perfect trip to Vietnam and not miss out any of the special events. We have covered from North to South what we believe are the most important dates. 

Let us help you guide you trough the local culture and provide you with an international standard.


Full Moon Festival Hoi An 2020

Every 14th day of the lunar month, Hoi An celebrates the Full Moon Festival. 

For the local this night is to honor their ancestors by setting up altars and offering fruit and flowers, burning incense and fake money outside homes and businesses in exchange for good luck and prosperity. 

For the tourists this is a great time to visit as the town offers musical entertainment, bingo games and the atmosphere with the shop lights turned off is simple magical. 

8th January / 7th February / 7th March / 6th April / 6th May / 5th June /  4th July / 3rd August / 1st September / 30th September / 30th October / 28th November / 27th December


Hoi An Mid Autumn Festival

Hoi An Memory Show - Impression Park

The Hoi An Memories show runs every night from 7.30 to 8.45 p.m. except for Tuesdays when the Hoi An Impression Park is closed.
The Hoi An Memories show is an incredible performance. The theater is spread over 25,000 square metres. Over 500 actors and dancers are performing a 400-year journey throught the history of the town.
You travel back in time to when Hoi An is a trading port. See the the ups and downs of Hoi An over the course of hundreds of years while it serves as a cultural intersection on the legendary silk road connecting Vietnam to the rest of the world.
This colorful performance shows farmers and families and how the town grew. Royal marriage the introduction of lanterns and they influence of foreign culture.
Contact the Front Office for more information or tickets.


Hoi An Silk Village Resort Party & Fashion Show 


  • Christmas & New Year 2019

    Silk Village Resort & Spa

    Once again we have prepared and planned an unforgettable Christmas and New Year's Eve party for our guests. 

    Enjoy a International buffet dinner with live hot station. Entertainment is guaranteed:

    • Welcome Drink
    • International Buffet Dinner with live cooking station
    • Traditional music band
    • Modern live band
    • Ao Dai Show
    • A singer
    • Lucky draw
    • Mini games
  • Full Moon Festival Hoi An 2019

    Paper lanterns

    Every 14th day of the lunar month, Hoi An celebrates the Full Moon Festival. 

    For the local this night is to honor their ancestors by setting up altars and offering fruit and flowers, burning incense and fake money outside homes and businesses in exchange for good luck and prosperity. 

    For the tourists this is a great time to visit as the town offers musical entertainment, bingo games and the atmosphere with the shop lights turned off is simple magical. 

    16th June 2019 / 16th July 2019 / 14th August 2019 / 12th September 2019 / 12th October 2019 / 10th November 2019 / 9th December 2019

  • Mid-Autumn Festival 2019

    Mid-autumn Festival Embrace

     

    Do you have any plans for the Mid-Autumn Festival?

    We are pleased to organize a range of events with exciting activities that promise to bring you a true traditional Mid-Autumn Festival such as local food buffet, lion and unicorn dance performance, paper lantern making, etc.

  • Tet - Lunar New Year 24th January 2020

    Tet is the most important and popular holiday and festival in Vietnam. It is the Vietnamese New Year to welcome spring, based on the Lunar calendar.

    Tet takes place from the first day of the first month of the Lunar calendar, which will be on the 25th January 2020 and is celebrate for at least 3 days . Many Vietnamese prepare for Tet by cooking special holiday foods and cleaning their house (spring cleaning). There are a lot of customs practiced during Tet such as visiting families and friends houses, ancestral worship, wishing New Year’s greetings, giving lucky money to children and elderly people.

    Tet is also an occasion for pilgrims and family reunions. During Tet, Vietnamese visit their relatives and temples, forgetting the troubles of the past year and hoping for a better upcoming year. They consider Tet to be the first day of spring and the festival is often called Hội xuân (spring festival).

    Like many Asian countries, Vietnamese believe that the color of red and yellow are a symbol of luck, you will see these colors everywhere during Lunar New Year. People consider what they do on the dawn of Tet will determine their fate for the whole new year, thus people show their best behavior and attitude in hope for good luck.

    Before New Year’s Eve
    Long before Tet the preparation begins. It is a busy time for families and shop owners. Shopping, cleaning, decoration everyone is getting ready for this special celebration. People try to finish the outstanding business, payments and children receive new cloth an upcoming new year.

    A week before Tet, the streets and markets are full of people. As the shops will be closed during Tet, everyone is busy buying food, clothes, and decorations for their house. Beautiful flower markets are specially set up for this occasion as locals wish to make their house looks as nice es ever. 

    In memory of their ancestors the families have altars with offerings, such as a tray of five different fruits on called “Ngũ Quả” (five fruits type). During Tet the altar is thoroughly cleaned and new offerings are placed there. 

    The New Year
    The first day of Tet is reserved for the closed family. Children wear their new clothes, give their elders the traditional Tet greetings before receiving the lucky money from them in exchange. Games will be played and traditional food eating. 

    The traditional greeting is “Chúc Mừng Năm Mới” 

    Since the Vietnamese believe that the very first visitor on the first day of the New Year will determine their fortune for the entire year, a person of kindness, morality and success will be the lucky sign for the host family and be invited first into the house. This special activity is called xông đất or xông nhà, which is one of the most important rituals during Tet. According to Vietnamese tradition, if good things come to the family on the first day of the lunar New Year, the entire following year will also be blessed.

    During the following days, people visit relatives and friends. Traditionally the second day of Tet is usually reserved for friends, while the third day is for teachers, who command respect in Vietnam. Local Buddhist temples are popular spots as people like to give donations and to get their fortunes told during Tet.

    DONTs:

    • Argue, swear and say bad things
      If people usually wish greetings during Tet holidays, it is forbidden to say bad things like death or swear in this occasion, it will bring bad luck to ones family.
    • Be Cruel 
      People also should not do cruel things like killing or hurting animals. Instead, they are recommended to set animals free. The most common animals set free in Tet holidays is birds.
    • Sweep house
      Another thing people should avoid doing is sweeping the house or emptying the trash bin especially on the first day of the new year. People believe that if you sweep the floor, all the luck and money will flow out of your house.
    • Wear black/white clothes
      People are supposed not to wear white or black clothes on the first day of Tet. Usually, white and black are colors of funeral in Vietnam.
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