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6/30/2018 4:53:01 PM

Cultural House funded by Mitsubishi via UNESCO launched in Quang Nam

(VNF) - The Inauguration ceremony of the Trung Thanh village, Tam Thanh commune, Tam Ky district, Quang Nam province, was jointly held by the UNESCO Office in Ha Noi and the Cooperative Alliance of Quang Nam on June 28.

The inauguration ceremony (source: UNESCO VN)

The event is conducted within the framework of the project aiming to enhance the participation of local communities in local cultural institutions funded by Mitsubishi Corporation through UNESCO Ha Noi.

In details, the support by Mitsubishi through UNESCO in complementing the government's investment in the buildings and construction focuses on the organization of this center with the equipment of practical facilities such as community library, information provision, media space and a number of trainings on management of cultural activities (music, painting, etc.) and community-based tourism for local cooperatives.

Speaking at the event, while highlighting the role of cultural institutions at local level, Michael Croft , Head of UNESCO Ha Noi office, expressed his expectation that "more villagers will come for exercises, meetings and cultural activities; more children come to play, read books and participate in other art-based programs; and more visitors come for the information they need before going on the village tour."

On behalf of the local government, Nguyen Thanh Binh, Chairman of the communal People's Committee of Tam Thanh commune, highlighted the significance of the project in fostering the local tourism service sector by creating a playground of cultural expressions and art performance that offers practical experiences of the local living activities, home staying and touring, etc. and generates long-term and stable incomes for the communities as well as preserve the cultural identities for a more and more developing Tam Thanh.

Yoshinori Tsuchiya, Vice President of Mitsubishi Corporation in Viet Nam, for his part, appreciated the project of Trung Thanh Community Center and assured its impact in improving the living standards of the localities from establishing the playground for the children after their learning hours./.

  ( VNF )
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