“Hue by light – The live show” to virtually transform the Imperial City

The upcoming event will showcase a magnificent fusion of music and light, creating a spectacular spectacle that aims to enhance the reputation of Hue City's iconic landmarks in a unique and innovative manner.


“Hue by Light – The Live Show” will take place at the Ngo Mon or the South Gate of the Imperial City of Hue on the evening of December 12.

This is the most gigantic music and light festival in the imperial city of Hue. Photo: Screenshot

This is the closing program of a series of activities celebrating the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between France and Viet Nam.

The program will feature various pieces of electronic music by French composer Sébastien Tellier and Vietnamese folk music. Against this vibrant musical backdrop, the 50-minute 3D mapping light show will be performed by artists and lighting experts from France.

With the theme “Four Seasons”, surreal 2D and 3D images of French and Vietnamese culture will be brightly projected onto the wall of Ngo Mon Gate, promising to excite the audience.

French Ambassador to Viet Nam Olivier Brochet said that the relationship between France and Viet Nam has seen many positive changes over the past 50 years. The two countries have become important partners in many fields, especially culture and education.

“This major public cultural event is an opportunity for the two countries to look back at the past and hope for the future,” he said.

The Hue By Light – The Live Show program is part of a series of events for the Hue International Music Week 2023, which will be held from December 8 to 12 under the theme “Four Seasons Melodies.”

The press conference announcing the “Hue by Light – The Live Show” program. Photo: Institut Français de Vietnam
Below is the trailer for Hue by Light – The Live Show
Source: Institut français de Vietnam