The 4th Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2011 titled “Vietnamese kitchen in Hue garden”, will take place from April 30th to March 3rd at Ngo Mon Square, Dai Noi Citadel and Huong riverside.
Besides Ca tru (Hat A Dao or ceremonial singing), Cheo (traditional operetta), Hat xam (blind buskers music) and traditional folk games, visitors can enjoy specialities from Northern, Central and Southern regions especially “Imperial cuisine” and “Folk cuisine” and a wide variety of Hue’s cakes, sweetened porridges and some others specialities.
One of the highlights of the festival is a night floating food fair serving visitors who enjoy Hue’s royal and traditional music on the Huong River.
Apart from the cultural cuisine, the festival also introduces many kinds of ornamental trees from different localities nationwide with themes “Art ornamental plants and flying emotions”, “Hue- a green city” and “Ch’an and ornamental trees”.
In addition, some community activities such as cooking contests “We are into kitchen” for pupils from high schools, “Happy meal” for spouses and program “Walk for a green country” are expected to take place.
“It is an opportunity to introduce the image of Vietnam in general, and of the Imperial City of Hue in particular, to domestic and foreign visitors, said Mr. Ngo Hoa, Vice Chairman of Thua Thien-Hue Provincial People’s Committee.
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Some hotels in Hue near Ngo Mon Square:
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