Hue Lion Dance Festival 2019
Update9/10/2019 3:05:06 PM
Provincial leader present gifts to teams
Provincial leader present gifts to teams
On September 7th, Hue Lion Dance Festival 2019 was organized in Nghenh Luong Dinh yard by Thua Thien Hue Tourism Department. The event attracted domestic and international professional lion dance teams, for example, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, ect.

Being held from September 7th to September 8th, Hue Lion Dance Festival attracted over 60 lion dance teams across the country such as Hanoi city, Ho Chi Minh city, Nghe An province, Quang Nam province, Quang Binh province, Binh Dinh province, Hai Phong city, Da Nang city, Quang Tri province and Thua Thien Hue province. This year, teams competed in two categories i.e. "Mai hoa thung" and "Nhat dia buu". Besides, Hue Lion Dance Festival 2019 also attracted professional teams from regional countries such as  Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia.

A large number of locals and tourists attended the opening ceremony. On "Mai Hoa Thung" night, teams showed their professional skills and brought audiences joyful performances. On September 8th, teams competed in "Nhat Dia Buu" category.

Hue Lion Dance Festival 2019 is one of the spectacular events. It aims to create healthy playground for lion dance teams, contribute to conserving and promoting traditional cultural values, promote cooperation relation, promote Hue image as a featured Festival city in Vietnam, diversify local tourism products, encourage tourists to stay in Hue longer and accelerate local economy. On this occasion, locals and visitors also had a chance to learn more about lion dance.

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