Twenty-four foreign art troupes from 14 countries will take part in Hue Festival 2012.

Three of the troupes, Carabosse fire performers, Combo Box jazz concert and Ego street festival come from France.

The festival, themed “Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development -The Rendezvous of Historical Cities,” has also attracted Bathiholic from Japan, GuGak from the Republic of Korea, and Max Vandervorst from Belgium.

Artists from East Asia and Latin America will also appear for the first time at the festival.

Hue Festival 2012, which will take place on April 7-15, is within the framework of the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC).

The 13th annual conference of the League of Historical Cities (LHC) will also take place in Hue, attracting representatives from 80 cities in 55 countries./.