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Hue Festival Organizer signs high-value sponsorship contract

The Organizing Board of Hue Festival 2020 signed a co-sponsorship contract with Vietnam Airlines Corporation and Jetstar Pacific Airlines Joint Stock Aviation Company yesterday.

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

Accordingly, these two airlines do not only fund VND 300 million (US$ 12,964) for activities at Hue Festival 2020 but also support their freight with an amount of VND 1.2 billion (US$ 51,925).

Earlier, representative of the Organizing Board of Hue Festival 2020 signed a sponsorship contract with Carlsberg Vietnam Beer - Huda beer brand, with a sponsorship package worth VND 8 billion (US$ 346, 021) for activities at Hue Festival 2020 on December 3.

This is also the first sponsorship package at the Hue Festival.

According to Vice Chairman of Thua Thien- Hue People's Committee Nguyen Dung, the 11th Hue Festival under theme “Cultural heritage with integration and development - Hue is always new” will take place from June 1 to 4, 2020 which is expected to bring new and unique experiences of culture, history and art to audiences.

There have been 20 countries registered to send their art delegations, of which France is still the main partner.

The art criterion of the festival is to diversify the art in both traditional and contemporary forms.

The international art delegations are selected from international festivals and talent competitions, arts around the world to perform in the event.

Additionally, the Festival Hue 2020 also has the participation of art units of Thua Thien Hue province and the Central managed by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; group of three twisted localities of Hanoi - Hue - Ho Chi Minh City, the music bands and singers in accordance with the requirements and content of Hue Festival 2020.

Hue Festival 2020 will have been the 20th anniversary since the Hue Festival was first organized and became a national cultural and tourist event.

BY VAN THANG- Translated by Huyen Huong ​

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