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23/12/2021 - 16:45

The Imperial City Night Quarter to be launched on the evening of December 31, 2021

This information has just been announced by Mr. Vo Le Nhat - Chairman of Hue City People's Committee at the meeting on December 21 to discuss the opening and community art activities of the Imperial City Night Quarter. Previously, Hue City planed to open the Night Quarter on January 1, 2022.

The Imperial City Night Quarter to be launched on the evening of December 31, 2021. Photo: Ngoc Thang

As planned, in the first phase, Hue City will build the Night Quarter on Le Huan and August 23 Streets to meet the needs of experiencing and learning about Hue culture via activities simulating Nguyen Dynasty festivals, folk art, activities of street festivals, shopping for Hue specialties, as well as exchanging community cultural activities, etc.

Besides building stalls, the Night Quarter will recreate the space of an ancient Hue for visitors to enjoy various types of performances, experience folk games, traditional crafts, and enjoy Hue cuisine to create a unique and attractive highlight to attract tourists at night.

Being one of the highlights of the Imperial City Night Quarter, street art activities will be integrated and arranged in the surrounding area so as to create a cultural space with various unique types, such as the lion and unicorn dance festival at the Noon Gate Square and Tay Khuyet Dai, and the performance on the route of the August 23 Street and Le Huan Street; together with the festivals of Ao dai, lanterns and lights, etc.

The opening ceremony will have to transfer both the space and color of Hue Monuments and Royal Courts. After the opening ceremony, Hue Monuments Conservation Center will hold a guard changing ceremony and some typical festivals at Night Quarter to attract tourists. Hue City will establish a Management Board of the Imperial City Night Quarter, headed by Chairman of the People's Committee of Thuan Hoa Ward.

By Thanh Huong

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