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20 int’l art troupes to perform at Hue Festival

Art troupes from at least 12 countries as well as Vietnam are scheduled to perform in the biennial Hue Festival scheduled to take place from April 27 to May 2 in the former royal city of Hue.

Performances will include dance, music, circus, street arts, installation arts, cinematography, and exhibitions. Participating countries include China, Japan, Thailand, Mongolia, Russia, Denmark, Peru, Mexico, Spain, Brazil, Chile and Australia.

With the theme “Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development”, the 10th edition of the festival aims to promote cultural exchanges with other countries and promote the image of Hue City to international visitors.

Hue Festival 2018 will honour the best of Vietnamese culture and arts, especially UNESCO-recognised world heritage sites of Hue City, including the complex of Hue Monuments, Hue Royal Court Music, woodblocks and imperial records of the Nguyen Dynasty and Chinese-script poetry on Hue royal architecture, according to the organising committee. - VNA/VNP