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Address: 14 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Description: The non-profit Lifestart Foundation Workshop is a not for profit charity...
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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Fantastic experience and a great cause

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed both the lantern making and traditional painting classes. The teachers spoke excellent English and were patient and thorough teachers, which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed both the lantern making and traditional painting classes. The teachers spoke excellent English and were patient and thorough teachers, which ensured everyone achieved good results. The work that lifestart does is very important and we were happy to support it, so did our souvenir shopping in their store also, for beautiful handmade goods.

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our Lantern making and Traditional painting classes. So glad to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your time with us. Your support is very much appreciated. Sincerely, Karen More 

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

An awesome 30 minutes course of vietnamese language. Lovely teacher With perfect English, great atmosphere , everything I have learned is very useful! Thank You so much!

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review about our Free Vietnamese Language Class. So glad to hear that you enjoyed the class and the atmosphere. Best Wishes, Karen. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Lifestart foundation is a must see when in Hoi An! We did the free vietnamese class, we had so much fun, our teacher was amazing! It was a great way to learn about the culture!

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Thank you for joining our free Vietnamese lesson. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed it and I will pass on your compliment to your teacher. Best Wishes, Karen More 

Canberra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We did the free Vietnamese class and also took the lantern making and painting workshops. These were great fun and good way to learn more about the Vietnamese culture and the excellent work that this organise does.

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

So happy to hear that you enjoyed all of our classes. Thank you for your recommendation and positive review, we really appreciate it! Sincerely Karen More 

Kep, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Me and my friend came here for free Vietnamese class yesterday. Our teacher was lovely and tried her best to teach us all the important words. I am not very good with foreign languages but wrote everything down and I am planning on practicing every day ;-) The whole place is amazing, we sampled some delicious tea and talked to... More 

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Thank you for joining our Free Vietnamese Language class. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope that your lesson will help you during your time in Vietnam. So happy to receive your super positive review about our workshop. Best Wishes, Karen More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had soooo much fun with this. While recovering from beach burns, we decided to do something different and signed up for this workshop. We had an awesome time painting and making lanterns and meetings all the people that work at this establishment. You can check out our pictures and reviews @ http://beesgonewild.com/2015/06/hoi-an-vietnamese-riviera/

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your awesome review. We are super happy to hear that you loved our classes and our workshop. Sincerely, Karen More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Lifestart is a must visit when in Hoi An. It is Fair Trade shop where everything is made on the premises by people living challenging lives. There is a great team working together to produce a range of goods where there is something for everyone. A one stop shop for all those gifts you want take home. The highlight was... More 

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted to hear that our Traditional Tea Ceremony was a highlight for you and that you enjoyed your visit to our workshop. Sincerely, Karen. More 

New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

me and two of my friends took the painting and lantern making class. It was a great way to learn more about Hoi an, more about the culture, and get out of the sun for the afternoon. The organization is a social enterprise giving economic opportunity to disabled artisans in the area. It's a great cause and was we were... More 

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Thank you SO much for your review. We are very happy to receive such great feedback and so happy that you gave our workshop such a positive endorsement. Thank you for spending time with us and learning about our organization. Sincerely, Karen More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We did the painting and lantern making class and although my partner had never painted before he found that under the fantastic instruction of our teacher he produced a great painted card. Both classes were fantastic and something different to do on our holiday. We bought some gifts that were handmade by the local people with various disabilities which we... More 

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

Great to hear that your partner found a "hidden talent " in our painting class! Sinh is a great teacher and it is amazing what you can learn and produce in only one class. Thank you so much for your further support by purchasing some of our makers products. Sincerely, Karen More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We took the free language class. It was very informative and helpful for our travels around Vietnam. Sam, our teacher, was wonderful and very friendly. She taught us how to say useful Vietnamese phrases by teaching us the phonetic words. Made it easy to understand and remember. Cool store and awesome concept. Signed up for the lantern making class too!

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KarenHoiAn, General Manager at Lifestart Foundation Workshop, responded to this review

So happy to hear that you enjoyed your Free Language Class at Lifestart Foundation and that it was useful for the remainder of your travels. Your positive review is very much appreciated. Sincerely, Karen More 

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Additional Information about Lifestart Foundation Workshop

Address: 14 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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