Update news Hue

Fire engulfs ancient house inside Quoc Tu Giam relic site in Hue City

A building in the UNESCO-recognised Quoc Tu Giam (Imperial Academy) relic in the imperial city of Huế was seriously damaged by fire on Wednesday afternoon.

Hue, Hoi An boost public bicycle share programme

The first phase of the Public Bike Sharing System has been launched in Hue City to develop a bicycle transportation plan for 2021-2026.

Hue city to become capital of Ao Dai

Thua Thien – Hue province has approved the project entitled “Hue – The capital of Ao Dai” to affirm the value and position of Hue’s Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress) in the culture of the ancient capital and the country.

Hue to have new museum about the Huong River

A museum of ancient pottery will open at the end of this year in the central province of Thua Thien Hue. The museum will be filled with pieces collected by Vietnamese-born German Thai Kim Lan.

Centre exhibiting royal legacy re-opens in Hue

A document storage centre that was established during the Nguyen Dynasty (1802–1945) was recently re-opened by Hue Monuments Conservation Centre.

Nguyen Dynasty’s last palace maid dies at age 102

Mrs. Le Thi Dinh, the last imperial maid of Vietnam’s last feudal dynasty, the Nguyen Dynasty, passed away on February 21 in the ancient capital city of Hue at the age of 102.

Hue to host long dress festival

The central province will host the ao dai (traditional long dress) and cuisine festival in Hue on December 18-23.

Hue revives old long dress fashion

The Thua Thien Hue provincial department of Culture and Sports has revived the wearing of ao dai (traditional long dress) costume in State agencies by mandating that men and women wear them.

Ngo Mon square - historical site of August Revolution

The last emperor of the last dynasty of Vietnam, Bao Dai, read to a large crowd an edict of abdication on 30 August, 1945 in front of the Ngo Mon gate in Hue City, Thua Thien-Hue Province.

Thanh Tien paper flower making village

Over its 300-year history, the Thanh Tien paper flower making village is one of the attractive traditional craft villages in the ancient imperial city of Hue.

Fashion industry marks return with August show in Hue imperial citadel

Designers Vu Ngoc and Son are set to launch a fashion show in Hue imperial citadel on August 17 to herald the return of the Vietnamese fashion industry following the novel coronavirus.

Fashioning shoes one step at a time

If you want to get to know the person you’re talking to, take a look at the shoes they’re wearing. They can tell a great deal about the elegance of the woman who chose them.

High-tech fraud ring in Hue busted by police

A high-tech fraud ring has been busted by the Police Unit for High-Tech Crime Prevention of Thua Thien-Hue Province.


Beauty of the ancient city of Hue uncovered

Located in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, the ancient city of Hue impresses visitors through its peace and ancient beauty, along with boasting the modern and vibrant features of a developing city.

Vietnamese photographer wins best photo in #Red2020 contest by Agora Images

An image taken by local photographer Nong Thanh Toan has gone on to be named as the overall winner of the World’s Best Red Photo contest, also known as #Red 2020, following its launch by the Agora Images app.

Award-winning European animated film “Dilili in Paris” to be screened in HCMC, Hue

“Dilili in Paris,” a 2018 French, German and Belgian computer-animated adventure film, will be screened at the Institute of Cultural Exchange with France in HCMC on May 30 and at the French Institute in Hue City on June 27.

Gia Long King artifacts exhibited at Hue Museum

The Hue Museum of Royal Antiquities displays more than 40 artefacts relating to Emperor Gia Long of the Nguyen Dynasty, including muskets and royal seals.

Music video inspired by history a smash hit

The music video We Can’t Be Together Eternally by singer Hoa Minzy has wowed viewers thanks to its accurate depiction of the wedding ceremony of Emperor Bao Dai and Empress Nam Phuong, the last royal family of Vietnam.

British man teaches people of Hue crucial life lessons

Graham Buckley first came to Vietnam as a volunteer in 2006 and soon fell in love with the country. 

Rice ATM machines support deprived people nationwide

An array of rice ATM machines have been put into operation in Hanoi, HCM City, and Hue as a means of helping underprivileged individuals and their families overcome the negative economic impact caused by the novel coronavirus.