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Lifestart Foundation Workshop

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Address: 14 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
Phone Number:
+84 167 355 9447
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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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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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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Lantern making with a difference

21 members of Scenic tour of Vietnam and Cambodia attended a morning lantern making session in Hoi An. The tutor and her assistance spoke excellent |English and made the complete... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

21 members of Scenic tour of Vietnam and Cambodia attended a morning lantern making session in Hoi An. The tutor and her assistance spoke excellent |English and made the complete session both fun and interesting. Our completed lanterns made it home safe and sound.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review for us. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that your lanterns made it home safely! Best Wishes, Karen More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a very enjoyable couple of hours at Lifestart Foundation for our lantern-making workshop. Our tutor was patient, calm and interesting - giving us step by step instructions and help. The lantern-making is very absorbing as you get into the rhythm of the craft and it was a very relaxing afternoon in the cool and quiet of the workshop.... More 

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

Thank you so much for your support of Lifestart Foundation by taking one of our Lantern making classes. We are also happy to hear that you enjoyed learning about our projects and how our organization is helping the local community. Sincerely, Karen More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good time making lanterns here. The woman spoke perfect English. She was incredibly friendly and easy to get a long with. We truly enjoyed this workshop for our family.

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

So happy to hear that your family enjoyed their lantern making class with us. I will pass on your compliments to your teacher too. Thank you so much for your support. Sincerely, Karen. More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited a free language course in Vietnamese there, which was excellent and the staff very friendly. Please support this company and buy some things in the shop.

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

So happy to hear that you enjoyed your Free Vietnamese Language class with us. Your support of of our Free Trade workshop is also appreciated. Thank you! Best Wishes Karen More 

Johannesburg, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an excellent cause. A lively, humorous tutor led methodically and step by step. Finished lantern was incredibly beautiful.

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

Hi Jon, Thank you for taking time to write a review about your lantern class with Lifestart Foundation. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed it and that you were happy with the end result. Best Wishes Karen More 

England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We did a language class here as well as the lantern making. The language class was free and lasts half an hour. It's such a good idea! The teacher was lovely and we learnt some really useful phrases for our travels in Vietnam. The lantern making class lasted about 90 minutes and was great fun. The teacher again made it... More 

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

Thanks so much for taking time to write a review for us. We appreciate your very positive comments and we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed both our Language and Lantern making class. Thanks for the support. Karen More 

Bridport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

From the moment we booked our free language lesson we were impressed with the foundation and what they accomplish. Vin ( I think that's right) was a wonderful patient teacher and we learnt so much in such a short time. If you can go and support them by buying beautiful handcrafts from the shop or taking a lesson in lantern... More 

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

Dear Meryl, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about the Lifestart Foundation Free Language class it is much appreciated. Your teacher Vi will be thrilled with her first review! Best Wishes, Karen More 

Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

we booked a class for making our own small lanterns, think we did it quite well, price isn't that cheap, but it's for a good reason as they support local disabled people. they have a nice store and we additionally did some shopping there to support their project.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We visited this store and were so impressed with the store concept. Helping those in Vietnam most in need. We bought beautiful well made souvenirs

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our workshop, we really appreciate it. We are happy to hear that you were impressed with our concept and enjoyed your hand made purchases. Best Wishes Karen More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is where we shopped for presents. It was nice to support a good cause and almost a relief to pay fixed prices. I saw very little in Hoi An that I wanted to buy but found some nice handmade crafts here.

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

Dear James, Thank you for supporting Lifestart Foundation via the purchase of our hand made fair trade products. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Best Wishes Karen. More 

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