Hot air balloon show coming to Hue Festival

Hot air balloon show coming to Hue Festival
UPDATED: 30 Mar 2016 181 Views

An international hot air balloon performance has been scheduled for May 4-5 at Hue Festival 2016.

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Hot air balloon show coming to Hue Festival

The organisers of Hue Festival 2016 have named Balloon Media Co. Ltd the host of an international hot air balloon performance scheduled for May 4-5.

The activity, with the participation of pilots and balloonists from Thailand, the Netherlands, Malaysia, Switzerland, South Korea, the US and the Philippines, will be an international sport event, targeting provincial tourism and culture to international visitors.

Hot air balloon show coming to Hue Festival Hot air balloon show coming to Hue Festival

More than 20 art performances from countries and territories worldwide have registered to take part in Hue Festival 2016, including Amurshie Zori (Russia), Michael Milczarek (Poland), Della Mae from the US and Germein Sisters (Australia).

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Hue festival 2016

“Hue Festival 2016 will take place from April 29 to May 4 with various culture, art and sport activities. The festival will celebrate 710 years since the founding of Thuan Hoa – Phu Xuan (now Thua Thien-Hue Province).

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It will also highlight the central province's cultural heritage in the development and integration process. With an aim to uphold traditional values and showcase modernity, Hue Festival 2016 will focus on events in which both people and tourists can take part in and enjoy,"  according to Nguyen Dung, vice chairman of the provincial People's Committee.