As of February 18, Thua Thien - Hue recorded no cases positive for Covid-19. However, to prevent a Covid-19 outbreak, Thua Thien - Hue has performed quarantine procedures for 119 citizens.
Hue Festival 2020 is a national and international cultural and tourism event, greatly contributing to tourism development of Thua Thien - Hue. This year, the festival with its theme “Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development; Hue: Always Something New to Discover,” continues to deliver festival-goers a new way of experiencing culture, history, and arts.
This year's festival is expected to include many unique programs such as the Grand Opening Ceremony to present beauty of the endless discoveries of Thua Thien - Hue; the Nam Giao offering ritual - a periodical celebration of profound humanities under Nguyen dynasty aiming to pray for favorable weather conditions, prosperity and peace; the spectacle “Royal Hue’s Essence”; Trinh Cong Son’s Music Concert; the cuisine-fest “Hue - Capital of Gastronomy”; ASEAN Night - a performance of Southeast Asian cultures through the unique colors of national costumes, fashion and music...
Besides, there will be other cultural and community activities, including a Kite Festival, a Science Festival, a Beer Festival, an EDM International Music Festival, art exhibitions and performances.
Festival Hue 2020 will attract over 20 international art troupes with diverse performances from South Korea, Japan, Philippines, Israel, France, Russia, Belgium, Denmark, Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, USA, Mexico, Colombia, Cuba, Australia and Egypt, and promises to be an exciting multicultural event. The festival will also gather many traditional and contemporary Vietnamese art troupes.
Moreover, there will also be cultural and community activities as well as tours to places of interests in Thua Thien - Hue, including Lang Co Bay, A Luoi mountainous area, Nam Dong and Tam Giang - Cau Hai Lagoon.