Russian artists to perform at Hue Festival 2012

Two Russian performing art troupes will participate in Hue Festival 2012, scheduled to open on April 7, said Yury B.Materiy, the Russian Consulate in Da Nang City, at a meeting with Ngo Hoa, Deputy Chairman of the People’s Committee of Thua Thien-Hue Province.

Currently, 40 performing art troupes from 30 countries and territories have registered to participate in the festival this year.

The Festival in Hue is part of the many activities planned for National Tourism Year 2012 organised by Thua Thien-Hue Province, in an effort to promote Hue as a Festival City and highlight Thua Thien- Hue Province as one of Vietnam’s cultural and tourist centres.

Mr. Materiy said that he was in communication with Russian tour agencies to bring Russian visitors to Hue City, especially during Hue Festival 2012.

By Ph.Le – Translated by T.Huong

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