Dong Ky village festival recognized as national intangible cultural heritage

The northern province of Bac Ninh yesterday held a ceremony to receive certificates officially recognizing Dong Ky village festival as the national intangible cultural heritage.

 

Illustrative photo (Source: http://vietnamtourism.gov.vn/english/index.php/items/7052)

On the occasion, the province also has opened Dong Ky village festival and firecracker festival on January 4- 6 of the lunar calendar.

With deep cultural values, Dong Ky village festival was recognized as one of 15 national intangible culture heritages by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Dong Ky festival is considered as one of the deep creed cultural activities of Bac Ninh’s people.

By Minh Tam- Translated by Huyen Huong

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