Two Russian theatre groups will be appearing at the 2012 Hue Festival, which gets underway on April 7.

This was announced by the Russian Consul General in Da Nang City , Yuri B. Materiy, at a meeting with Ngo Hoa, Deputy Chairman of the Thua Thien-Hue Provincial People’s Committee.

Materiy added that he has plans to urge Russian travel agencies to entice more Russian visitors to travel to Hue City , especially during the 2012 Hue Festival.

The festival is part of a number of events planned for the 2012 National Tourism Year.

So far, 40 various theatre groups from 30 countries and territories have registered to take part in this year’s festival./.