Huế Festival to honour city of world heritages; Viet Nam News

Viet Nam – Complex of Hué Monuments

Fascinating performances by artists from different countries will highlight Huế Festival 2018, which will take place from April 27 to May 2 in Huế city, the central province of Thừa Thiên-Huế.

The festival will celebrate 712 years since the founding of Thuận Hóa – Phú Xuân (now Thừa Thiên-Huế Province). It will also highlight the province’s cultural heritage.

Aiming to uphold traditional values and showcase modernity, Huế Festival 2018 will focus on events in which people can take part in, according to Nguyễn Dung, vice chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.

“Like its previous nine editions, the biennial festival will serve as the venue for cultural exchanges among nations with the participation of many art troupes from around the world,” he said at the press briefing yesterday.

The festival will be themed ‘Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development: Huế – One Destination, Five World Heritages’.

 

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