Hue Festival 2020 Theme – ‘Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development, Hue is always new’


In the afternoon of January 17, Thua Thien-Hue People’s Committee coordinated with the Central Propaganda Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of Information and Communications to hold an international press conference and information about the 11th Hue Festival – 2020.

According to the organizers, Hue Festival 2020 continues to affirm the traditional value, Hue Festival brand and is the center of attraction of Hue’s support for construction and development.

This is also a festival that marks the 20 years since Hue Festival was first organized and became a national and international cultural and tourism event.

Vice Chairman of Thua Thien-Hue Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Dung said the difference of this topic is “Hue is always new”.

Throughout the festivals, there is always a theme of “Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development” and at this time the option “Hue is always new” will stimulate new exploration.

Mr. Amadou Matar M’Bow, former General Director of UNESCO commented: “Hue is a poem about masterpieces of urban architecture, Hue is a city of complete harmony”, that saying has somewhat affirmed the price. value of Hue, the land of heritage, ancient but never old. Discovering Hue is an endless discovery, so “Hue is always new”.

At this Festival, there will be 6 main programs and festivals including: Opening Ceremony, Ao Dai Festival, Street Festival, Hue Festival – Food Capital and 2 cultural and artistic programs: Literature Program public devotional and Trinh Cong Son Music Program.

As in previous periods, Hue Festival 2020 continues to focus on exploiting Hue’s traditional cultural space, of which the center of Dai Noi is the nucleus of Hue festivals.

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Minh Vu said that this is an opportunity to promote Hue culture, Vietnamese culture as well as create opportunities for exchanges between the unique cultures of the region and the globe. Hue Festival has become a professional event, showing the level of promotion and attracting the participation of many delegations from many countries.

In 2020, there will be more than 20 international art troupes with diverse and diverse types, from: Korea, Japan, Singapore, Philippines, China, Israel, France, Russia, Belgium, Denmark, Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, USA, Mexico … promise to bring attractive, spectacular and colorful cultural shows. …

Besides, cultural and community activities that take place continuously during 6 days and nights include: Kite Festival, Science Festival, Beer Festival, International Trade Fair, Ao Dai Festival, and running VNExpress Marathon Hue, EDM International Music Festival, International Adventure Congress, art exhibitions & exhibitions … will bring unique experiences to the public and international friends …

This Festival is currently receiving the attention and registration of more than 25 countries and the event “ASEAN Night” – a Southeast Asian cultural show through the unique colors of national costumes, Fashion and fantasy music will add about 10 more countries.

Along with that, this year’s Hue Festival is also associated with the activities of promoting environmental propaganda, the program “Green Sunday”, “Building a Green-Clean-Bright City” to make Hue an attractive destination for all tourists, contributing to the successful implementation of Resolution 03 of Thua Thien-Hue Provincial Party Committee on promoting tourism and service development.