|The 11th biennial cultural event Huế Festival will mark the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the festival. — VNA/VNS Photo|
HCM CITY — The 11th biennial cultural event Huế Festival will be held on August 28 to September 2 at Ngọ Môn Square in Huế City, five months after its original schedule because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The festival will feature an áo dài (traditional dress) display, a food show and artistic performances focusing on royal culture, and music and songs of composer Trịnh Công Sơn.
The event will be an opportunity for international visitors to see how the heritage town has come a long way from the country's ancient capital to a rising tourism star in the central region.
Visitors will also have the chance to enjoy an historical insights into Việt Nam’s feudal era in Huế, a city recognised as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2003.
The Huế Festival is a biennial celebration that has been taking place since 2000, and is one of the biggest cultural events in the country. — VNS