Hue festival 2018 kicks off

by Trong Nhan26 April 2018 Last updated at 09:00 AM

VTV.vn - With the upcoming 10th Hue festival which will be held from April 27 to May 2, Hue is expected to be booming with various activities and events.

Hue has long been regarded as one of the centers of cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO. It's also a place with a lot of tourism hot spots. With the upcoming 10th Hue festival which will be held from April 27 to May 2, Hue is expected to be booming with various activities and events.

There will be a wide range of programs and community events such as exhibitions, kite flying, and calligraphy. They will take place during the six days of the Festival. Hue Festival 2018 is ready to take in travelers from near and far and will be filled with enjoyable and inspiring experiences.

Building on the theme “Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development; Hue – one destination, five World Heritages”, the 10th Hue Festival will be held from April 27th to May 2nd, 2018.

The event will showcase stunning art performances representing different cultures of Vietnam and dozens of countries in the world. It will especially offer the audience the quintessence of Hue’s cultural and artistic values, inspired by UNESCO-recognized world heritages including the Complex of Hue Monuments (1993), Royal Court Music (2003), Woodblocks (2010) and Imperial Archives (2014) of the Nguyen Dynasty and the poetry on Hue royal architectural works (2016). A variety of superb traditional and contemporary art performances will be staged inside the Citadel, An Dinh Palace and other open venues within the city.

Hue Festival 2018 will continue to re-enact the imperial life in a mysterious ambience of the spectacle “Hue Royal Inspiration” together with programs introducing the quintessence of Hue folk arts and royal art, including Buddhism cultural events, the national competition of  “Hát văn” or “Chầu văn” (spiritual singing) and  street performances themed “Cultural Colours”. Also, a wide range of stirring programs and community events including exhibitions, traditional sampan racing, kite flying, calligraphy demonstrations and displays, installations, street arts, conferences, workshops, international trade fair, sporting activities, cuisine fair and sightseeing tours, etc., will be taken place during the six days of the Festival

 

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