Chieu Trung Temple Festival named national intangible heritage

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The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced the recognition of the Chieu Trung Temple Festival of Ha Tinh Province’s Loc Ha District as the national intangible cultural heritage.

This year’s festival marks the 571st anniversary of the General’s death (1446-2017).

This year’s festival marks the 571st anniversary of the General’s death (1446-2017).

Chieu Trung Temple Festival is a worshipping festival dedicated to Le Khoi (also called Chieu Trung Dai Vuong), a famous talented General of the Lam Son insurrection in the Le Dynasty.

The event which started 500 years ago takes place from the 1st to the 3rd day of the fifth lunar month to mark the General’s dead anniversary every year. 

This year’s festival marks the 571st anniversary of the General’s death (1446-2017).

Chieu Trung Temple was recognized as the national heritage by the Ministry of Culture and Information (now the Culture, Sports and Tourism) in 1990.

Images of Chieu Trung Temple Festival:

                                      A  procession in the event
Lễ hội Đền Chiêu Trưng được đưa vào Danh mục di sản văn hóa phi vật thể quốc gia ảnh 2
 
Lễ hội Đền Chiêu Trưng được đưa vào Danh mục di sản văn hóa phi vật thể quốc gia ảnh 4
Lễ hội Đền Chiêu Trưng được đưa vào Danh mục di sản văn hóa phi vật thể quốc gia ảnh 3
                             A traditional dancing performance in the festival
Lễ hội Đền Chiêu Trưng được đưa vào Danh mục di sản văn hóa phi vật thể quốc gia ảnh 5
              The statue of General Le Khoi-Chieu Trung Dai Vuong at the temple

By DUONG QUANG – Translated by Kim Khanh

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