In the morning of December 17th, 2015, in Hanoi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in collaboration with the People’s Committee of Thua Thien – Hue province held a press conference to inform about the activities of Hue Festival 2016 taking place from April 29th – May 04th, 2016 in Thua Thien – Hue under the theme “Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development: 710 years of Thuan Hoa – Phu Xuan – Hue”.
About Hue festival
Hue Festival is the first festival in Vietnam based on the models of big cities around the world. This is a cultural event taking place every 2 years in national and international scale from 2000 to present. With 8 organizations, Hue Festival has become a place of gathering and meeting many excellent art programs from many different cultures in the world.
Hue Festival 2016
Following the success of previous festivals, Hue Festival 2016 associated with the cultural historical events of Hue, national politics; and integrated with cultural, tourism, art activities and large-scale festivals, with high community spirit. Hue Festival 2016 focused on exploiting the space of traditional culture of previous Hue Festivals. Dai Noi Centre is the nuclear of Hue Festival with outdoor and indoor stages. An Dinh Palace Theater and Liberty Stadium stages is the place for performances of contemporary music; the stages in squares of the city such as Ngo Mon, Bia Quoc Hoc, Tu Tuong Park, Trinh Cong Son Park … continue to allocate some arts programs of local and foreign performers.