Over 30,000 foreigners attend Hue Festival

21:42 | 10/04/2012
Nearly 65,000 tourists, including more than 30,000 foreigners, have attended the 2012 Hue Festival from April 7-9.

The opening gala event alone drew the participation of 25,000 tourists and local people and hotels and hostels in Hue reported more than 91 per cent occupancy at the peak of the festival.

Three of the 2012 Festival’s seven major events– the opening performance, Nam Giao offering ritual, and the Áo dài show, have taken place so far, said Ngo Hoa, Vice Chairman of Thua Thien-Hue province, which hosts the biennial event.

Numerous local and international art shows also took place on more than 15 stages in Hue City and other sites across Thua Thien-Hue province.

Seminars, fairs, and community cultural activities have also been held, including a performance of model airplanes and ships, and a poetry festival.

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