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For the first time, the Hue ancient capital will organize Hue Festival during the public holidays: 30/4 and 1/5 to promote the heritage, culture and the most interesting destinations in Hue

The Hue Festival 2016 will take place from 29 / 4-4 / 5 with the theme “Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development, 710 years of Thuan Hoa – Phu Xuan – Thua Thien Hue”. There will be 24 artistic troupes from 18 countries, as well as local arts groups that will participate in this festival.

Mr. Nguyen Dung, Vice Chairman of Thua Thien – Hue, head of the Organizing Committee of the Festival Hue 2016, said: this is the first time the ancient capital organize its festival  in public holidays: 30/4 and 1/5. Previous festivals were held in mid-April.

“Through research, we found that to promote better the heritage and culture of Hue, the Hue Festival has to be organized on this occasion. Currently 97% of hotels have reservation “Mr. Dung said.

“This year, hundreds of delegates from many countries around the world will come to Hue to discover the gastronomy of the ancient capital. In addition, it is also the first time we organize the festival with 9 air balloons, pilots are foreigners. We hope that visitors will have the chance to admire the beauty of Hue from space. ” Mr Dung informed.

The Hue festival is held every 2 years. This year is the 9th festival with reproduction of the royal festivities in the middle of the spaces in Hue citadel. The festival is an opportunity for the promotion of culture, tourism of the Hue ancient capital of Vietnam.