Thua Thien-Hue – The week-long
Hue Festival 2022 was kicked off on June 25 evening by a unique art programme
and an Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional gown) show.
With the theme “Cultural heritage with
integration and development”, the opening ceremony of Hue Festival 2022
took place at Ngo Mon Square, attracting thousands of visitors.
The opening ceremony introduced cultural
values and identities of the Hue ancient capital city, and Thua Thien-Hue
province at large, which is striving to grow further, to visitors.
the ceremony, Vice Chairman of Thua Thien-Hue People’s Committee and head of
the festival organizing committee Nguyen Thanh Binh said after more than 20
years, Festival Hue has become a national cultural-artistic event, contributing
to promoting the nation’s cultural quintessence and popularizing the ancient
royal city of Hue as a safe, friendly and beautiful destination.
from this year, the Hue Festival will be held with events all the year round,
ranging from traditional court and folk festivals to activities featuring contemporary
arts to attract visitors.
The Hue Festival 2022 will last until June 30 with eight major
programmes and many sidelines events, including an art programme at the opening
ceremony of the festival, a street carnival and a music programme featuring
famous song by composer Trinh Cong Son (1939-2001).
activities organised before, during and after the Hue festival include a food
festival, a hot air balloon festival, Vietnam Summer Fair 2022 and a SUP
(Standup Paddle Board) rowing competition. The events will take place in
various locations along the Huong River./.