March 8th, Local authority of Quang Nam province has developed the project “the artistic road of boat”, with the purpose of promoting ecotourism as well as community based tourism here.
The project is contributed by artists from Singapore Technology and Design University, Việt Nam’s Fine Arts Association, colleges in Hanoi and local painters. It is estimated that there will be about 100 round basket boats painted, which will be exhibited along the coastline and become a new tourist attraction. This is also the longest road of artistic boat, and will participate in Guinness Book of World Records.
This program plays an important role in the project of ecotourism development. According to Mr. Nguyen Minh Nam, the vice president of Local authority of Tam Ky commune, they aim to maintain core values of local region through bringing art into community living spaces, offering sustainable solutions to improve the living environment and create jobs for local residents.
The artists will depict daily life of fishermen lively by using watercolor on bumper fishing trip, weaving nets, making bamboo baskets. It is also an effective way to introduce impressive beauty of nature and culture of local life.
The exhibition are planned to be held in the middle May 2017 in the occasion of celebrating 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival 2017.