Hue festival 2012


The 2012 Hue Festival will be held from April 7 to April 15, 2012 under the theme “Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development – The Rendezvous for Historical Cities”.

According to Standing Deputy Chairman Mr. Ngo Hoa of Hue’s People’s Committee and head of organization board of Hue Festival 2012, apart from artistic programs reflecting Hue culture which have been held in previous festivals, Nam Giao Offering Ritual, the Imperial Night (Dem Hoang Cung) and the Legend of Perfume river. “A peaceful world” program will be shown with royal music to respect cultural values of Hue. In addition, the opening and closing ceremonies are also improved. Besides, the festival also features festivals such as “ao dai” grand shows, “Oriental night” shows, street arts performances, community activities and tours to discover the beauty of Hue citadel.

Thua Thien – Hue is now completing the schedule and content of festivals, choosing art performances and promoting…to organize a successful Hue Festival 2012.

Key events:

● The artistic program of Grand Opening Ceremony: at 20:00 of April 7th
● Nam Giao Offering Ritual on April 8th .
● “Ao dai” Grand Shows: at 20:00 of April 9th and 11th.
● The program “Imperial Night” in the evenings of April 10th and 13th.
● The spectacle “A Peaceful World” of royal dances and music combined with lantern installations: at 20:00 of April 12th.
● “Oriental Night” shows in the evenings of April 8th, 10th, 12th, 13th , 14th, 2012.
● Massive street arts performances during days and nights of the festival.
● Closing Ceremony at 20:00 of April 15th.

● Social activities in the festival:

+ A dialogue of drums and percussion instruments themed “The Resonance of Vietnamese Spirit” in three nights of three tours.

+Historical films