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03/02/2019 - 11:11

Opening Year of the Pig Spring Festival

On the afternoon of February 1, Hue City People's Committee held the opening ceremony of the Year of the Pig Spring Festival 2019 to celebrate the 89th anniversary of the founding of the Party and welcome the Lunar New Year 2019.

Taking place from February 1 to February 5 (December 27 to January 5 Lunar calendar) at Ly Tu Trong Park, the Year of the Pig Spring Festival 2019 is held in a large space including the parks along Le Loi Street linking the route along the Huong River with the walking route in the park connecting Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street to Ho Chi Minh Museum creating an impressive and new highlight.

Hue City leaders and leaders of other departments cut the ribbon to open the Year of the Pig Spring Festival 2019  

The spring festival space is decorated with 280,000 flower plants of all kinds.  Hue Green Park Center has arranged artistic flower carpets, roofed hallway systems, art lighting systems, decorative scenes portraying the year of the pig, and Hue calligraphy space which gives writings to local people and visitors.

Hue people and tourists visit and take souvenir photos at the Year of the Pig Spring Festival 2019  

Besides decorating the spring space in the spring festival, the city organizes special art programs such as performances of spring music, Hue traditional music, folk games, cultural activities, martial arts, chess matches, cockfighting...

Story, photos: Thanh Huong