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Lifestart Foundation Workshop

14 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
+84 167 355 9447
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Hoi An Lantern Making Class with Lifestart Foundation
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The Lifestart Foundation Traditional Vietnamese Painting Class in Hoi An
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The non-profit Lifestart Foundation Workshop is a not for profit charity offering visitors to Hoi An art and craft classes as well as the opportunity to find out more about the charity. Join us for a special half-day experience to learn more about the Lifestart Foundation and to enjoy our traditional art classes! Your half day includes participation in both classes, a brief video about our workshop and an opportunity for one-on-one dialogue with our members. All proceeds fund Lifestart Foundation philanthropic projects in Vietnam. Traditional Painting Class - Have lots of fun in our traditional painting classes offered by our Lifestart Foundation recipient and local artist, Sinh Trong. Lantern Making Class - Learn how to make your own miniature Hoi An lantern taught by our workshop staff. Take your unique lantern home as a memory of your time spent at the Lifestart Foundation. Free Daily Vietnamese Language Class - Feel less like a tourist, and more like a local! Every Morning & Afternoon FREE & FUN 1/2 Hour Lesson!
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and l did the afternoon lantern making class with the lovely Nhung. She made us feel welcome, ensured the room was cool (air conditioning) wonderful retreat from the Hoi An heat. Some ice tea. Nhung was patient, helpful and encouraging. She taught us...More

Thank Joekate1964
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Your teacher Nhung will be very happy to hear your kind words. Your support is appreciated and thank you once again. Sincerely Karen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I did this class and found it thoroughly entertaining even though I am terrible at crafts. The teachers are very good at explaining every step. I would never have thought that I could come up with a painting made by myself. The...More

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us Ivan, we really appreciate it. We are so happy that you and your fiance enjoyed your time with us. Best Wishes Karen.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I did the painting class here. He is a keen artist but I haven't picked up a paintbrush for decades and only did the class because they need a minimum of 2 people to run it. However I really enjoyed it and...More

Thank cabo15
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. We are very happy to hear that you and your son enjoyed your painting class and had a hand made souvenir to take home. Best Wishes Karen

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I participated in the morning class involving painting and then lantern making. The art teacher was so lovely and extremely patient with us since we don't have much of an artistic talent haha. The paintings we did actually look quite nice! The...More

Thank Lindsey H
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Dear Lindsey, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. I will pass on your compliments to both of your teachers. So happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed both classes so much! Safe travels. Karen

Reviewed 10 July 2017

My mum and I spent a morning making lanterns and learning traditional painting and it was honestly such good fun! I felt like this place was really underrated since it was just mum and I in the painting class and only 3 of us in...More

Thank Kes260
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our classes and it was so great to hear that it was one of the highlights of your trip to Vietnam. I hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Vietnam. Safe Travels. Karen

Reviewed 30 June 2017

I spent this morning attending the Lantern making class. When you walk through the streets at night and see so many shaped lanterns, you just wonder how they are made. This class gives you the answers. And you can keep the cute little Lantern you...More

Thank debbie113
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you so much for your review Debbie, we really appreciate you taking the time to write it. Also happy to hear that you enjoyed the class. Hope you try the painting class too. Sincerely, Karen

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

The lantern making class was cute! It's about 1.5 hours so a nice way to get out of the heat for a bit and learn more about the culture of Hoi An. Our teacher was great and helped guide us through the process to make...More

Thank laur2701
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review for us, we really appreciate it! We are very happy to hear that you and your sister enjoyed your lantern making class with us. Best Wishes, Karen

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Not only does the money go to a great cause but it's also a unique experience. Was looking for a tour however stumbled across the Lifestart brochure at my hotel. Not the usual tourist thing I'd ever considered doing but definitely well worth it. Even...More

Thank Ozsim
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

So glad that you found our brochure in your hotel and decided to take our class. We very much appreciate that you took the time to write a review for us and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your classes. Safe Travels....More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

Myself and my two daughters ages 11 and 12 took the Vietnamese language class. I am sorry that I do not remember the name of the young woman who taught that class as she did a fabulous job. Her English was very clear and her...More

Thank tmcg814
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

We are very happy to hear that you and your daughters enjoyed our Free Vietnamese Language class. Hope that what you learned and all of the tips will come in handy. Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, we really...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We did a lantern making class at the lifestart workshop. We really enjoyed making a small lantern each which we got to take home! We were also served refreshments in the form of iced tea whilst we were there. The class size was small and...More

Thank meghoughtongilmour
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us, we sincerely appreciate it. We are also very happy to hear that you enjoyed your class and value the mission of our organization. Safe Travels. Karen

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chook27
26 December 2016|
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When did you want to do the class?
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NYCTraveler100255538
30 June 2015|
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Sincere apologies for not responding in time. We usually receive inquiries via our website and did not see this one until today. Please accept my apologies. Karen
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