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21/06/2022 - 08:36

Ao dai parade with bicycles 

On the morning of June 19, a great number of local people joined the program of ao dai parade with bicycles, riding through many heritage sites and beautiful streets of Hue City.

The flux of those wearing ao dai riding bicycles through the wonderful streets of Hue

The flux of those wearing ao dai riding bicycles through the wonderful streets of Hue

The program is part of a series of events of the Community Ao dai Festival, which lasts from June 17 to 23 held by the Department of Culture and Sports in collaboration with other establishments.

From early morning, many people in ao dai gathered at Ngo Mon Square to participate in the program. Wearing traditional ao dai, ancient costumes, or modern ao dai, etc., everybody rode bicycles together in a parade through the main routes of Hue, following the route from August 23 street passing Doan Thi Diem – Mai Thuc Loan – Dong Ba Gate – Huynh Thuc Khang – Tran Hung Dao – Truong Tien Bridge – Le Loi – Bui Thi Xuan – Le Duan – Phu Van Lau Square – Nghinh Luong Dinh.

Anywhere the parade passing was welcomed by the people watching from the both sides of the road. Furthermore, the parade delegation also stopped for riders to check-in beautiful scenes and heritage sites.

The following are some photos taken at the parade program:

A group of ladies being in graceful ao dai

A group of ladies being in graceful ao dai

The delegation riding bicycles passing many streets and heritage sites of Hue

The delegation riding bicycles passing many streets and heritage sites of Hue

The parade with bicycles attracting hundreds of participants

The parade with bicycles attracting hundreds of participants

A poetic scene of people dressing in ao dai and riding under shaded streets

A poetic scene of people dressing in ao dai and riding under shaded streets

The smiles of the Hue women in ao dai

The smiles of the Hue women in ao dai

Beautifying for ao dai is conical hats, recalling something old but has never lost

Beautifying for ao dai is conical hats, recalling something old but has never lost

The delegation riding in single file through Truong Tien Bridge

The delegation riding in single file through Truong Tien Bridge

By N. Minh

Photos: Department of Culture and Sports

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