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Kite Festival kicks off in Thua Thien-Hue

by VTV410 June 2019 Last updated at 17:24 PM

VTV.vn - The 2019 Hue Kite Festival kicked off in the Hue ancient city of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue last Saturday to honor the traditional craft of kite making, which has existed in the locality for centuries.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyễn Dung said that kite making in Hue has gained popularity among the international community by being featured in major exhibitions and festivals held around the world. The traditional craft has been introduced in Indonesia, India, Thailand, France and international sea festivals hosted in Vietnam, he noted.

The festival will include several kite flying shows, an exhibition on beautiful kites, and workshops on kite making and decoration. The event, which gathers the top kite makers in the province, will run until June 12.

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