Exciting programs in Hue Festival 2016
The 9th Hue Festival 2016 will take place from 29 April to 4 May 2016 with the theme “710th anniversary of Thuan Hoa-Phu Xuan-Thua Thien-Hue; Cultural heritage with integration and development”.
Hue Festival is among the most expected events of this tranquil city. In this special event, a wide variety of traditional activities of Viet Nam such as calligraphy exhibition, kites playing and human chest playing are conducted. Also, re-creations of special events are carried out, such as the occasion of Nguyen Hue’s enthronement and Nguyen Dynasty’s Doctorial examinations, and performances of dance and fireworks are included.
A variety of exclusive, large-scaled programs will be taken place during the six days of the Festival:
|20h00 of April 29, 2016||Grand Opening Ceremony||Noon Gate Square|
|19h30 from April 30 to May 3, 2016||Artistic programs of domestic and international art troupes||stages inside the Citadel and An Dinh Palace|
|19h30 of May 1&3, 2016||Imperial Night spectacle||Citadel|
|19h30 of April 30, 2016||Presentation of the Quintessence of Hue’s traditional arts||Kim Long village|
|20h00 of May 1, 2016||Buddhist Celebration of Universal Illumination||Nghinh Luong Pavilion|
|May 1&3, 2016||Street performances entitled “Heritage and Cultural Colors of East Asia and Latin America”||streets of Hue city|
|0h05 of April 29, 2016||Nam Giao Offering Ritual||Nam Giao Esplanade|
|from May 1 to May 2, 2016||“Fragrances of Phuoc Tich Ancient Village” Festivity||Phuoc Tich ancient village – Phong Dien district|
|from April 30 to May May 4, 2016||“Rural Market on Festive Days” Festivity||Thanh Toan Roofed Bridge – Huong Thuy district|
|from April 30 to May 2, 2016||Children’s Fiesta themed “The Colors of Childhood”||Hue Children’s House and Nguyen Van Troi Park|
|May 1, 2016||May 1, 2016||Trinh Cong Son Park|
|April 30, 2016||Ao Dai Grand Show||Quoc Hoc Square|
|20h00 of May 4, 2016||Closing Ceremony||Noon Gate Square|
After 8 times hosting, Hue Festival has gradually developed to national scale with international orientation and contributed to building Hue tourism’s reputation as well as promoting Viet Nam culture to the world.