‘National Tourism Year-Hue 2012’ opens in Central Region

‘National Tourism Year-Hue 2012’ was officially opened for public in Hue City of Thua Thien-Hue Province on January 30.

Trang Tien Bridge in Hue City  (Photo:KK)

The grand event titled, ‘Hue-Ancient Capital-New Experience’ will be celebrated in many cities and provinces in the north central region of Vietnam.

A number of cultural activities such as musical performances, folk games, puppetry, martial arts and dance performances will be held throughout the year.

The province will focus on promoting exclusive souvenir products related to the ancient cultural heritage of the Nguyen Dynasty, the Hue Pagodas, Hue garden houses, handicraft villages, Hue royal night and the culture of the ethnic minority groups living in the mountainous district of A Luoi.

In addition, the province will also develop Central Heritage Tours and promote the Ho Chi Minh Trail to lure more visitors to view the beautiful landscape of the Central Region.

By V.Thang, Phan Le – Translated by Kim Khanh

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