Home Dining International Arts Festival Week: A Colorful Extravaganza

International Arts Festival Week: A Colorful Extravaganza

The Hue International Arts Festival Week 2024 came to a spectacular close, bidding adieu to thousands of visitors during its concluding ceremony. The event, a cultural extravaganza, was held at the majestic Kien Trung Palace within the Hue Imperial Citadel on the evening of June 12th.


Kien Trung Palace is transformed with 3D Mapping technology, creating a mesmerizing visual experience.

The festival attracted over 19,000 international visitors and 81,000 domestic travelers, generating VND159 billion in tourism revenue.

With the theme “Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development,” the festival featured diverse art troupes from eight countries, including France, Belgium, and Vietnam.

Nguyen Thanh Binh, Vice Chairman of the Thua Thien-Hue provincial People’s Committee, highlighted the success of the festival and announced a series of upcoming art events as part of the Hue Festival 2024.

A royal performance and traditional dance at the breathtaking Kien Trung Palace.

The light show takes viewers on a culinary journey through Hue, showcasing the city’s delicious food offerings.

Elegant fashion shows featuring the Ao Dai, the traditional long dress of Vietnamese women, added a touch of cultural elegance to the event.

Artists from the Hue Art Theater delivered captivating performances during the closing night, leaving the audience in awe.

A highlight of the week was the massive light show, supported by the French Embassy and the French Institute in Vietnam, which immersed visitors in a magical universe of light and sound.

The Hue International Art Festival Week has solidified its position as one of the most successful cultural events in Hue city, leaving a lasting impression on visitors.
You may also like

Joy and pride in international recognition of national heritages

NDO – As the art of xoan singing is soon to be lifted from the UNESCO list of cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding, Dr Le Thi Minh Ly from the National Cultural Heritage Centre expressed her joy at the achievements Vietnam has made over the past year in protecting cultural heritages.

Protecting Minority Culture Through Workshop

NDO/VNA – How to protect and bring into play the values of folk culture of ethnic minority groups in Vietnam was discussed at a workshop held at the National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi on December 14.

Decoration art in traditional costume of Red Dao people recognised as national heritage

NDO – The Tuyen Quang provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism in coordination with Na Hang district’s authorities hosted a ceremony on October 12 to receive a certificate honouring the decoration art in traditional costumes of local Red Dao ethnic groups as a national intangible heritage.

Exhibition to honour Vietnamese heritage

NDO – The "Vietnamese Cultural Heritage 2018" exhibition will take place in Hanoi from November 23 to 25, as one of the cultural events to honour and promote the values of national cultural heritages of various regions, especially the Vietnamese heritages that have been recognised by UNESCO.

Vietnam heritage photo contest launched

NDO – The fifth Vietnam Heritage Photo Contest, themed ‘Vietnamese rivers’, was officially launched by the Vietnam Heritage Magazine in Ho Chi Minh City on August 2.