Activities of Hue Festival 2022 are associated with the aim of four seasons of festivities. This entails a series of festive activities stretching throughout the year to gradually develop into a new festival model, with many different forms of organization and with a combination of the tradition and contemporary. Hue Festival 2022 links and redistributes cultural and artistic activities, folk festivals, royal festivities and new festivals with high quality on a scale that is proportional to the cultural potentials and characteristics, creating an identity of the ancient capital.
Hue Festival 2022 opens with the Ban Soc or Calendar distribution ceremony which took place on January 1 at the Noon Gate and ends with the Countdown program on December 31. The highlight is a multinational art and culture festival in April, combined with several programs and festivals that already have been branded at the previous Hue Festivals.
Accordingly, Hue Festival 2022 will take place throughout 4 seasons:
Spring Festival - "Spring Color Harmony" (in Vietnamese: Sắc Xuân Giao Hòa) (from January to March) includes royal festivals, specific folk festivals, such as the Calendar distribution ceremony, Tet’s Pole Planting Ceremony (Lễ Thướng Tiêu), Huyen Tran Temple festival, Xa Tac Offering Ritual, Hue poetry festival, and the highlighted is ‘Hue - the Capital of Gastronomy’ Festival in every March.
The Summer Festival with the peak month of Hue Festival - "Cultural Heritage With Integration and Development" (in Vietnamese: Sắc mầu văn hóa) takes place from April 9 to 13 with the “Opening Night Event”, starting the series of art festivals which have been identified as belonging to Hue, such as Nam Giao Offering Ritual, Trinh Cong Son Music Program, Vesak Festival, Hue Lotus Festival, Ao Dai Festival ...
The Autumn Festival - "Attractive Autumn" (July-September) includes Truyen Lo Festival, Hue Unicorn Dance Festival, Ancient Capital Lantern Festival, "Old Scent - Ancient Village" (Hương xưa làng cổ) festival, hip-hop festival...
Hue Festival 2022 ends with the "Winter Melodies" (in Vietnamese: Giao điệu mùa đông) festival (October to December) including activities: international circus festival, Hue Singing festival, winter melody music festival...
Hue Festival 2022 activities with nearly 50 cultural events are held continuously throughout the year, implemented by domestic and international art troupes. They represent the cultural identity of the region and the country in order to exchange and cooperate in culture, honor and promote the typical cultural features of the ancient land of culture and civilization with 7 world heritages recognized by UNESCO.
Hue Festival is organized according to the orientation of four seasons of festivity, including traditional festivals from the royal court, folklore, religion, to contemporary art, and sporting events, spreading throughout the year, per local reality, convenient for visitors and the public to participate.
For more detailed festive activities throughout the year, please check the below infographic.