Huế Festival 2016

Update: April, 30/2016 - 16:00
Dance performances at the Huế Festival 2016. VNA/VNS Photos Hồ Cầu
Viet Nam News

Huế Festival 2016, which kicked of last night and will run through to May 4, offered visitors many traditional cultural performances.

A performance by Vietnamese artists at the Huế Festival 2016. Nearly 600 Vietnamese and international artists performed in the festival’s opening night. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Hà
Offering rituals at the Nam Giao Esplanade. The ceremony, dated from the Nguyễn Dynasty, was held at midnight last night as one of the key events of the Huế Festival this year. The ceremony, in which people gave offerings to the Heaven and the Earth, was to pray for good weather as well as peace and prosperity. — VNA/VNS Photo Hồ Cầu