Unique Experience at Hoi An Ao Dai Festival: Traditional and Modern Beauty

Hoi An is famous as an ancient and charming city of Vietnam and is famous on the world tourist map for its beautiful small streets, ancient houses and sparkling lanterns. But the most special feature that attracts tourists from all over the world is the Hoi An Ao Dai Festival. This festival is not only an opportunity to honor the beauty of ao dai – the traditional Vietnamese costume, more specifically, ao dai is also a symbol of graceful and elegant Vietnamese women. Hoi An Ao Dai Festival is an opportunity to connect the past with the present, culture with art, tradition with modernity; so that visitors can explore the unique traditional cultural values ​​of Hoi An.

What is Hoi An Ao Dai Festival?

Hoi An Ao Dai Festival was held for the first time in 2017 to honor the ao dai – a symbol of the beauty and spirit of Vietnamese people. Since then, the festival has become an annual event, attracting thousands of tourists and locals to participate.

Ao Dai is not only a traditional costume, but also a symbol of the grace, elegance and dignity of Vietnamese women. Hoi An Ao Dai Festival is an opportunity for everyone to admire and honor this beauty, and is also a way to preserve and promote traditional culture.

Outstanding Activities At The Festival

Ao dai performance

One of the most attractive activities at the festival is the ao dai shows. This is also the main and most prominent activity of the festival. Leading designers will introduce unique and creative ao dai collections, performed by professional models. These ao dai are not only beautiful but also imbued with the culture and history of each region, combining traditional and modern elements.

Typically, Hoi An Ao Dai Festival took place on the evening of June 14, 2020, Hoi An Ao Dai Festival – Vietnam’s scenic spot took place at Hoi An Impression Park. With the performances of more than 300 models and actors in 18 collections of 18 famous designers, the ao dai festival created many sublime emotions for more than 3,000 spectators present here. Many scenic spots in Vietnam such as: Ha Long Bay, Trang An, Hue Monuments Complex, My Son Sanctuary and Hoi An Covered Bridge, Phong Nha Ke Bang, Thang Long Imperial Citadel,… and other relics Intangible cultural assets of Central Highlands gongs, Hue royal court music, ca tru, xoan singing, bai choi, Bac Ninh quan ho, Southern amateur music… have been portrayed by 18 designers on ao dai to recreates the cultural life of Vietnamese people. At the same time, through images depicting the ao dai, the designers tell about the traditional cultural beauty of the nation with natural wonders and historical relics associated with many heroic victories of the people. Vietnamese people throughout the length of building and defending the country.

Trình diễn lễ hội áo dài Hội An

Trình diễn lễ hội áo dài Hội An

Figure 1. Performance at Hoi An Ao Dai Festival

Ao Dai Exhibition

In addition to performances, the festival also organizes ao dai exhibitions, introducing the history and development of ao dai through the ages. Visitors can learn about the process of making ao dai, from choosing fabric, cutting and sewing to finishing the product. At the exhibition spaces, visitors can admire traditional ao dai from different periods, along with modern and creative ao dai models. These exhibitions help visitors better understand the development and transformation of ao dai over time.

Interactive Activities

Hoi An Ao Dai Festival also has interactive activities such as taking photos in Ao Dai, trying on Ao Dai, and classes on how to pose in Ao Dai. This is a great opportunity for visitors to have memorable experiences and save beautiful moments in Hoi An. When trying on ao dai, tourists who like the style and design of the ao dai can save it and go to famous, prestigious and high-quality tailor shops in Hoi An to tailor it for themselves. The sewing time is very fast. In just one day, you will have an ao dai for yourself that will last a lifetime.

Visitors can rent or buy beautiful ao dai to take commemorative photos at famous locations in Hoi An. Ancient streets, red-tile-roofed houses or sparkling lanterns will be the perfect backdrop to create beautiful and impressive photos. The festival also has exhibition areas and handicraft booths, where visitors can admire and shop for exquisite handmade products, from ao dai to accompanying accessories.

The festival also organizes cultural exchanges where visitors can participate in activities such as learning how to sew ao dai, embroider, or participate in workshops on the history and meaning of ao dai.

Traditional art performances such as lion dancing or traditional music performances are also an indispensable part, helping visitors better understand Vietnam’s rich culture.

Impressive highlight of Hoi An Ao Dai Festival

  • Impressive ao dai show: The festival brings together a cast of professional models and famous fashion designers, bringing colorful and creative ao dai performances, showing a harmonious combination of features. Traditional and modern beauty.
  • Ao dai parade on the old town: The image of graceful ao dai walking on the ancient streets of Hoi An has become a special highlight of the festival. Visitors have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the bustling, vibrant atmosphere and preserve beautiful moments with Vietnamese ao dai.
  • Diverse cultural activities: The festival also has many other rich cultural activities such as cooking competitions, folk games, art exchanges, ao dai photo exhibitions… creating a cultural space. unique and attractive to tourists.

Diễu hành áo dài trên phố cổ Hội An

Figure 2. Ao dai parade in Hoi An ancient town

Currently, there is no specific information about the Hoi An Ao Dai Festival in 2024.

If you love traditional beauty? Do you want to immerse yourself in a cultural space rich in national identity? Come to the ao dai show at Hoi An Impression Park, an event not to be missed! In the ancient and romantic space of Hoi An Impression Park, the ao dai show promises to bring you moments of artistic sublimation and memorable experiences. The show is a perfect combination of traditional costumes and contemporary performing arts, creating a satisfying and emotional performance. You will admire unique and sophisticated ao dai collections from leading designers. Each ao dai not only demonstrates creativity and exquisite workmanship but also bears the cultural imprint of each region of Vietnam. After the show, you can participate in interactions with designers and models, as well as take commemorative photos in ao dai in the beautiful spaces of the park. With a classy performance space, Hoi An Impression Park with its large space, elaborately designed and decorated, creates the perfect backdrop for a classy ao dai show.

Show diễn áo dài tại Công viên Ấn Tượng Hội An

Show diễn áo dài tại Công viên Ấn Tượng Hội An

Figure 3. Ao dai show at Hoi An Impression Park

Experience Cuisine and Culture Through Hoi An Ao Dai Festival

Not only stopping at honoring Ao Dai, the festival is also an opportunity for visitors to explore the rich and unique cuisine of Hoi An Specialties such as Cao Lau, Quang noodles, dumplings, cauldron cakes… will satisfy any picky diner. Besides, visitors can also participate in folk cultural activities such as singing hut songs, releasing flower lanterns on the Hoai River, or visiting traditional craft villages.

Visitors can consider choosing to come to ANABAS RESTAURANT in Hoi An ancient town (address: 29 Phan Chu Trinh, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam). Visitors will experience a cozy space, The decoration is typical of the old town, and the private space is not crowded like during the festival. This is a famous specialty restaurant in Hoi An, an ideal destination to explore the diverse cuisine of Hoi An with specialties of traditional flavors. At ANABAS RESTAURANT, we are proud to bring you not only delicious food but also an authentic cultural experience of Hoi An through cuisine. Let us welcome you with typical flavors and unique space, to make your trip in Hoi An more memorable and wonderful.

Đặc sản Hội An

Figure 4. Hoi An specialties

Hoi An Ao Dai Festival is not only a unique cultural event but also an opportunity for domestic and foreign tourists to understand more about the beauty and value of ao dai – a traditional costume imbued with Vietnamese culture. Male. Coming to the festival, visitors will have the opportunity to experience wonderful moments, explore the beauty of Hoi An and immerse themselves in the vibrant, colorful festival atmosphere.

Come to Hoi An and explore the Ao Dai Festival – where traditional and modern values ​​blend, creating a vivid and colorful cultural picture.

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