On the visit to Thua Thien Hue province, 10:10 am on March 4, the King and Queen and other senior officials and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan visited the Imperial Citadel of Hue (collectively for Hoang Hue and Hue Forbidden City). Welcoming and accompanying the delegation at the Ngo Mon Gate is a member of the Party Central Committee, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien; Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council Le Truong Luu; Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Cao and other members of the Standing Committee of the provincial Party Committee, People's Council, People's Committee, Vietnam Fatherland ...
Early on, Hue people, volunteers, domestic and foreign tourists gathered at the Ngo Mon Gate (Hue Citadel) to welcome the Emperor and Empress of Japan. Nguyen Thi Hong, Thuan Thanh Ward, Hue City, said: "This is the first time I and my daughter have seen the King and Queen of Japan. This opportunity is a good opportunity for me to learn more about Japanese people and culture, hoping later if the conditions will allow children to study in Japan.
Hue Historical Relics Complex - World Heritage Sites in Vietnam
More than 10 hours, the Emperor and Empress accompanied the delegation to visit Thai Hoa Palace in Hue City. Here, the king expressed his pleasure when he introduced the ancient architecture, the courtyard, ceiling system of crab dome decorated with blue glass, along with hundreds of poems Han characters on the box ... King expressed impressively and wished the provincial leaders to take advantage of the interests of domestic and foreign organizations to develop conservation plans, continue to preserve the ancient architectural works of the money It contributes to boosting local socio-economic development.
Then, the King and Queen came to Duyet Thi Duong Theater in the Forbidden City of Hue to enjoy royal court music, an art form recognized by UNESCO as "Intangible Cultural Heritage. species". In 2007, during the visit and work in Japan by former President Nguyen Minh Triet, Hue royal court music ensemble performed performances for the King and Queen at the Imperial Palace in Japan.
At this performance, the artists performed three performances, including "Tam tren shift" meaning the demand for national peace and harmony; royal dance "Lunar model of the child" to wish the King to continue the eternal line; "Luoc flower lanterns" meaning meaning happy king and queen. After enjoying the Royal Concert in Hue Citadel, the King and Queen met with the artists to share the impression with the repertoire; At the same time, it is said that the musical instruments of Hue royal court music and Nha Nhac music of Japan are similar, although the performances are different, but it is also unique in oriental culture. "This is the second time I have been honored to perform for the King and Queen of Japan," said musician Hoang Trong Cuong. Nha nhac music - spiritual food of the ancient Nguyen dynasty now has the opportunity to introduce to international friends.
In recent years, the Government of Japan has paid attention to and supported the Hue Citadel Conservation Central attractions to restore the royal palace architectural works and tombs of the Imperial Citadel through organizations such as the Research Institute UNESCO World Heritage Site - Waseda University, Chiao Hoa Women's University, Kyoto University (Japan). With the support from you in the field of research and preservation of Hue cultural heritage, some relics of Hue Monuments have been restored, such as Ngo Mon Gate , Chieu Kinh Palace, Duc Long Palace, Thai Mieu Temple - Hue Citadel, Minh Mang Tombs ... have been effective in attracting tourists.