Hue to host kite festival in June

Wednesday, 2019-05-29 16:55:14
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Colourful kites on display at the Hue Festival 2018
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NDO – The annual kite festival will be held in Hue city from June 8 to 15 with various activities honouring the arts of kite in the imperial city.

The event will include an exhibition on artistic kites, a workshop on making and decorating kites, art performances and a fashion show.

Visitors at the exhibition can not only admire typical designs of Hue kites but can also learn the process of making a kite under the instruction of local artisans.

Folk games, a kite making and a kite-painting contest will also be scheduled as part of the event.

Notably, festival-goers can admire many kites in a wide range of different colours and shapes being released into the sky over the Noon Gate from 4pm to 6pm on June 8 and 9.

The festival aims to honour the traditional craft of kite making in Hue while promoting the city’s tourism potential to visitors at home and abroad, thus making the city more attractive among holiday makers.