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Lifestart Foundation Workshop

14 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
+84 167 355 9447
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Lantern making Class

I tried to learn how to make a lantern, that's great fun. The teacher was very kind and spoke... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dfg d
Lantern making such fun!

My friend and I visited this morning and had a lantern making lesson. The teacher was excellent and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sacha R
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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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14 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I tried to learn how to make a lantern, that's great fun. The teacher was very kind and spoke excellent English.

Thank dfg d
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your review, we are so happy that you enjoyed your Lantern making class with us. I will pass on your comments to your teacher. Best Wishes Karen

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My friend and I visited this morning and had a lantern making lesson. The teacher was excellent and very patient with us! She shared lots of knowledge of Vietnam with us and spoke excellent English. She told us all about the foundation and how it...More

Thank Sacha R
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Sacha, Thank you for your lovely review. We appreciate you taking the time to write this for us. We are equally happy to hear how much you enjoyed your Lantern class experience with Lifestart Foundation. Best Wishes Karen.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great way of spending a few hours enjoying something creative and fun while making a difference.

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

Thank you so much for your review Marcia, we are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. Sincerely, Karen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice morning of painting class and then lantern making for 3 hours in the centre of Hoi An. We have one teenager and one small boy and both enjoyed the morning. Both teachers were ver friendly and patient and spoke good English. It...More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for Lifestart Foundation. We are very happy to hear that you and your children enjoyed your Lantern making and traditional painting class with us. Sincerely, Karen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very Nice Shop! A lot of typical Vietnamese Things and Little handy things made by The People of Lifestart. Great Place to buy Special Souvenirs and Doing something good in The same time. We went there twice due to The Great variety of pashima and...More

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

Hi Kat, Thank you for your review and recommendation. Glad you found our Fairtrade shop and liked the variety of our unique hand made products. Best Wishes Karen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The moment I saw it I knew I had to buy souvenirs there. You can buy great, beautiful things there and support the foundation.

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

Thank you so much for your review Joanna. We are happy to hear that you found some great souvenirs in our Fairtrade shop. Your support is appreciated.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for authentic gifts to buy for friends and family from and stumbled across the Lifestart Foundation. It ticked all our boxes: beautiful quality handcrafts made by minority Vietnamese villagers under a Fair Trade programme. They also run free Vietnamese language classes and...More

Thank Lynda W
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review Lynda, we sincerely appreciate you taking the time to write about our Workshop. Hopefully next time you visit you will have time to enjoy our classes too. Best Wishes Karen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We looked for small things to do on a wet morning here in Hoi An. This came up as a suggestion and we just booked it from reviews. We are so glad we did, we learned lots about lantern tradition and other Vietnamese traditions whike...More

Thank Marina H
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Marina, So happy to hear that you enjoyed your lantern making class with us. Thank you for your support! Best Wishes Karen

Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I had a fantastic time creating my very own little masterpiece. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience, what a great way to learn a little about the culture.

Thank Tracey K
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Tracey, So happy to hear that you joined our Lantern making class and that you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Sincerely Karen

Reviewed 6 December 2017

If you are in HoiAn you must pop by this amazing shop. They sell beautiful art and crafts that make great gifts but the key is that the profits go to fund local projects such as school sponsorships for poor vietnamese kids. What a beautiful...More

Thank Franqkbernard
KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

What a great review! Thank you so much for your kind words, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us so much. Best Wishes Karen.

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Kalúa P
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Response from Peter D | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is and cost was $20 US I think.
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chook27
26 December 2016|
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Response from KarenHoiAn | Property representative |
When did you want to do the class?
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NYCTraveler100255538
30 June 2015|
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Response from KarenHoiAn | Property representative |
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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