Phu Tho Province commemorates Hung Kings’ death anniversary

A wide range of folk cultural activities and sport games marks the death anniversary of the Hung Kings at the Hung Kings Temple Festival in Phu Tho Province from April 1-6 (March 5-10 lunar calendar).

Many art performances with the participation of four cities and provinces, Hanoi, Thai Binh, Binh Phuoc and Ben Tre have been held on the death anniversary of the Hung Kings and the 2017 Hung Kings Temple Festival, said Director of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Phu Tho Province, Tran Van Quang.

Worship and ritual offerings commemorating the Hung Kings take at the Hung Kings Temple in Viet Tri City and neighboring communes in adjacent areas; while Traditional cultural activities, sport and folk games, such as drum and gong performance, Xoan singing, photo exhibition, exhibition on traditional craft villages and more are organized at the Hung Kings Temple, the city’s square and Van Lang Park in Viet Tri City.

Tours to tourism attractions in provinces provinces in the Northwest region of the country, including Viet Tri, Phu Ninh, Lam Thao, Ha Hoa and among have been also launched in the festival to promote the northwestern tourism.

By Mai An – Translated by Kim Khanh

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