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Hoi An Memories show hosts the one millionth audience

The Ky Uc Hoi An (Hoi An Memories) – a 60-minute show on the history and development of Hoi An – has welcomed their one-millionth visitor.
The organising committee of the Ky Uc Hoi An show present gifts to the one millionth visitor at the Gami Theme Park in Hoi An city (Photos courtesy Impression Theme Park)

A tourist from Belgium was the lucky winner. Two other Vietnamese visitors – the one millionth and one place and the 999,999th in the show’s booking system – also received gifts from the organising board at the September 21 show.

Hoi An Memories – which had been shown for 500 nights since its debut in 2018, features 500 artists and has been seen as an amazing entertainment destination at night in the UNESCO-recognised world heritage site after lantern night in the old quarter and the Middle Autumn Full moon festival.

The five-part show features the daily life activities of Hoi An people including silk trade, ceramic production, art of folk performance, a busy trading and a culture cross of Japanese, Chinese and European through busy visit of merchant ships at Hoi An ancient trading port during the 14th century.

The show was recognised as the leading historical spectacle at the Best Hotels-Resorts Awards by Wanderlust Tips in the Republic of Korea in July of 2019.

The show was chosen to be on at Times Square, New York in the US in March of 2019.

According to statistics from the city, 1.7 million tourists, of which 1.4 million foreigners, have stayed in Hoi An during three quarters this year.