Hue Kite Festival 2019 flies high on opening day

The Hue Kite Festival 2019 officially began in Tu Tuong park on the morning of June 8 featuring a wide range of activities to honour the traditions of kite making.

hue kite festival 2019 flies high on opening day hinh 1

The event, which was hosted by the local Department of Tourism, is set to be the highlight of Hue’s tourism activities this year.

hue kite festival 2019 flies high on opening day hinh 2

Addressing the opening ceremony, Nguyen Dung, deputy chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, said the festival aims honour and develop the traditional crafts used in kite making. He added that the methods have existed in the locality for centuries and preserving them through a festival will help keep the tradition alive for future generations.

hue kite festival 2019 flies high on opening day hinh 3

Nguyen Van Phuc, director of the locality’s Department of Tourism, noted that the main goal of the festival is to create more events and diversify the range of tourism activities on offer for domestic and foreign travellers visiting the city.

hue kite festival 2019 flies high on opening day hinh 4

Phuc also stated his belief that the sight of the majestic kites of Hue will be an unforgettable memory for tourists visiting Hue.

hue kite festival 2019 flies high on opening day hinh 5
 

Guests at the exhibition can not only view typical designs of Hue kites but can also learn the process in which their made by local artisans.

hue kite festival 2019 flies high on opening day hinh 6

A kite making and a kite-painting contest, along with folk games are scheduled to be held as part of the event.

hue kite festival 2019 flies high on opening day hinh 7

One of the event’s most prominent displays will allow festival-goers to admire a variety of kites in a range of different colours and shapes as they are released into the sky over the Noon Gate from 4pm to 6pm on June 8 and June 9.

hue kite festival 2019 flies high on opening day hinh 8

The festival is set to run until June 15.

hue kite festival 2019 flies high on opening day hinh 9

VOV

 
 

Other News

.
AIPA-41 opening ceremony in photos
AIPA-41 opening ceremony in photos
POLITICSicon  08/09/2020 

The 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-41) opened in a virtual format in Hanoi on September 8 themed Parliamentary Diplomacy for a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN Community.

AIPA-41: AIPA-35 adopted many initiatives related to ASEAN community building
AIPA-41: AIPA-35 adopted many initiatives related to ASEAN community building
POLITICSicon  07/09/2020 

The 35th General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of ASEAN (AIPA-35) with the theme "Further strengthening parliamentary cooperation in ASEAN Community building" was held in Vientiane (Laos)  from September 14 - 20, 2014.

Bang Lang Stork Garden – largest bird sanctuary in Mekong Delta
Bang Lang Stork Garden – largest bird sanctuary in Mekong Delta
TRAVELicon  08/09/2020 

As one of the largest bird sanctuaries in the Mekong Delta, Bang Lang Stork Garden is an ecotourism destination that should not be missed when having the opportunity to visit Mekong delta province of Can Tho.

Vietnam triumphs in Tank Biathlon of 2020 Army Games
Vietnam triumphs in Tank Biathlon of 2020 Army Games
PHOTOSicon  05/09/2020 

The tank team of the Vietnam People’s Army triumphed at the final race of tank crews of the second division in the Tank Biathlon event of the 2020 International Army Games in the suburbs of Russia’s Moscow on September 4.

Hanoi metro project train to arrive next month for display
Hanoi metro project train to arrive next month for display
SOCIETYicon  04/09/2020 

A train designed for the Nhon-Hanoi Station metro route was sent from Dunkirk Port in France on September 2.

Lang Son actively promotes 'Chi Lang' custard apple specialty
Lang Son actively promotes 'Chi Lang' custard apple specialty
SOCIETYicon  04/09/2020 

In the 2020 season, Lang Son Province and other ministries have actively promoted trade, brands, as well the consumption of "Chi Lang" custard apple fruit in the markets of Hanoi and other localities nationwide.

Special exhibition on Vietnam’s development path
Special exhibition on Vietnam’s development path
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  04/09/2020 

More than 200 documents and photos featuring the national construction and defence over the past 75 years are being displayed at an exhibition at the Hanoi-based Ho Chi Minh Museum.

Lantern making village in HCM City quiet ahead of mid-autumn festival
Lantern making village in HCM City quiet ahead of mid-autumn festival
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  08/09/2020 

Located in District 11 of HCM City,  Phu Binh lantern making village is enduring a period of slower business than usual in the buildup to the Mid-Autumn Festival, largely due to the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Hanoi: The 300-year-old house built in one night
Hanoi: The 300-year-old house built in one night
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  04/09/2020 

Son Dong village in Hoai Duc district, Hanoi is famous for making statues and worshiping objects. This land is also known for an old house that was built within one night.

Students in Hanoi head back to school
Students in Hanoi head back to school
SOCIETYicon  03/09/2020 

Students across Hanoi went back to school on September 1 following the conclusion of the summer break, almost one month later than originally scheduled due to the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic across the country.

National flag making village in Hanoi
National flag making village in Hanoi
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  03/09/2020 

Located 30 km south of Hanoi, Tu Van village in the capital’s Thuong Tin district is famed for its embroidery and weaving. It’s the village that has made millions of national flags for 75 years.

Hanoi streets colourful to celebrate National Day
Hanoi streets colourful to celebrate National Day
SOCIETYicon  02/09/2020 

All streets in Hanoi are decorated with flags, flowers and banners to celebrate the 75th anniversary of National Day (September 2, 1945 - September 2, 2020).

Photos of Vietnam in 19th century
Photos of Vietnam in 19th century
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  02/09/2020 

A recently published book featuring 261 monochrome photos taken by French photographer Pierre Dieulefils (1862-1937) sheds light on Vietnam in the late 19th century.

Leading costume designs for Khanh Van at Miss Universe announced
Leading costume designs for Khanh Van at Miss Universe announced
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  01/09/2020 

A shortlist of eight designs in a contest held with the aim of selecting a suitable national costume to be worn by Vietnamese representative Khanh Van at the upcoming Miss Universe pageant has been revealed.

A visit to Vietnam’s richest commune
A visit to Vietnam’s richest commune
SOCIETYicon  01/09/2020 

Hai Minh in Hai Hau district in the northern province of Nam Dinh is a rural commune, but also  home to villas and mansions worth hundreds of thousands of USD. It is known as one of the richest rural communes in Vietnam.

Saigon’s 'underworld' market quiet amid Covid-19 pandemic
Saigon’s 'underworld' market quiet amid Covid-19 pandemic
SOCIETYicon  31/08/2020 

It was a few days before the full moon day of the seventh lunar month (the day for wandering souls), but Thiec market in District 11, the largest votive market in HCM City, was very quiet.

Loving photos show conjoined twins after removal of leg cast
Loving photos show conjoined twins after removal of leg cast
SOCIETYicon  31/08/2020 

Doctors have removed the casts from the legs of conjoined twins Hoang Truc Nhi and Hoang Dieu Nhi after a month and a half, therefore allowing them to prepare to take their very first steps in life.

Ripening rice fields in Vietnam's northwestern region
Ripening rice fields in Vietnam's northwestern region
TRAVELicon  02/09/2020 

Ripening rice terraced fields are one of Vietnam’s northwestern region most special attractions at this time of the year as autumn nears.

A view of Hoi An on first day after lifting of social distancing order
A view of Hoi An on first day after lifting of social distancing order
SOCIETYicon  29/08/2020 

The daily lives of local people largely returned to normal from 6:00 a.m. on August 28 following the lifting of the social distancing order in Hoi An city.

Ngo Mon square - historical site of August Revolution
Ngo Mon square - historical site of August Revolution
TRAVELicon  29/08/2020 

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.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN