|Hue festival 2010 (Source: VNA)|
Hue Festival, the annual international event being held for
seventh time in the northern central coastal province of Thua Thien-Hue, will be
the highlight of Vietnam's National Tourism Year 2012.
The Ministry of
Culture, Sports and Tourism, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Peopleâ€™s Committee
of Thua Thien-Hue province on Nov. 23 held a press conference in Hanoi to
announce the National Tourism Year 2012 programme and the schedule for Hue
Hue Festival will be held from April 7 to 15, 2012, and be the
first major event of the tourism year.
The festival will include key
events including the Imperial Night, Oriental Night, Nam Giao ritual offering, a
grand show of traditional dress, installation art displays, a children's
festival, the Hue Poetry Festival, and food days.
Foreign artists from
dozens of countries will perform during the festival.
Year will be also held in Quang Tri, Quang Binh, Ha Tinh, Nghe An, Thanh Hoa, Da
Nang, Quang Nam, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to attract foreign visitors and
develop local tourism./.