(QNO) - The exhibition of installation art works of recycled materials – one of the activities of the “Installation Art for Marine Environment” Festival in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province on December 22 - 24 send messages about green living and responsible tourism...
The exhibition in Tan Thanh fishing village aims to call joining hands to reduce and recycle plastic waste, protect the marine environment and develop sustainable tourism.
According to Mr. Le Quoc Viet - Director of Santa Sea Villa and one of the founding members of Tan Thanh Fishing Village Tourism Community, the event is to connect tourism businesses, the local communities and tourists, particularly foreigners who are living and working in Hoi An city to jointly protect the environment and develop sustainable tourism.
Besides the installation art exhibition, the “Installation Art for Marine Environment” Festival includes street art, Tan Thanh tourism fair, introduction of local and international cuisine, local businesses signing commitments to protect marine environment and collecting waste at Tan Thanh beach in Hoi An city.
UNESCO Representative in Vietnam Christian Manhart said the tourism development process in tourist cities like Hoi An has faced many challenges in limiting the impact on the environment to develop sustainable tourism.
So, green tourism is an inevitable trend of countries around the world. And Quang Nam province becomes a pioneering and inspiring model of green tourism in Vietnam.
The “Installation Art for Marine Environment” Festival also transmits messages of protecting parrot fish, restoring coral reefs, reducing the use of single-use plastic products, and changing living habits that are friendly to the marine environment.