Hue Festival 2012 to go with National Tourism Year

Hue Festival 2012 will be coincided with the event National Tourism Year for the northern central region, Thua Thien-Hue Province's administration announced at a press briefing in Ho Chi Minh City September 15.

Hue Royal Palace will be venue to many activities during ‘National Tourism Year 2012’ and ‘Hue Festival 2012’.(Photo:SGGP)

A representative from the provincial People’s Committee said that both the events would be an opportunity to promote Vietnamese culture to the world and raise public awareness of the need to conserve ancient cultural heritage sites.

The event National Tourism Year for the northern central region will include 20 main activities -- 11 of which organised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in coordination with other departments and the remaining nine will be organised by Thue Thien-Hue authorities.

Hue Festival 2012 will be held from April 7-15 under the theme ‘Cultural heritage combines with conservation of historical sites’. 

The festival will be based on guidelines set by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The 13th plenary meeting of the Association of Historical Heritage Sites will also coincide with the festival.

By V.Thang – Translated by T.Huong

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