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Huế Int’l Arts Festival Week draws over 100,000 visitors

An art performance at the closing ceremony. VNA/VNS Photo 

THỪA THIÊN - HUẾ The 2024 Huế International Arts Festival Week, which wrapped up on June 12 evening, attracted over 19,000 foreign tourists and more than 81,000 domestic ones, according to the organisers.

Speaking at the closing ceremony, Permanent Vice Chairman of the central province of Thừa Thiên-Huế Phan Thanh Bình said that the six-day event attracted the participation of over 30 art troupes from Vietnam and seven other nations, namely France, Belgium, Spain, Canada, Japan, China, and the Republic of Korea (RoK).

Twelve main activities and programmes were organised, including a traditional dance and royal performance, a street carnival, a light festival, a beer festival, a lantern festival and a vegetarian cuisine festival.

According to Director of the provincial Tourism Department Nguyễn Văn Phúc, the festival not only brings about opportunities for the province to attract tourists but also promotes its cultural values, landscape, and people. VNA/VNS 

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