VN marks anniversary of country’s founding fathers

An anniversary celebration commemorating the nation's founders Hung Kings was held at the Hung Kings Temple in Phu Tho Province on April 23, the 10th of the lunar third month.

A view of an anniversary for Hung Kings held at the Historical Cultural Park in Ho Chi Minh City's, District 9 (Photo: SGGP)

The anniversary day of the national ancestors was led by President Nguyen Minh Triet, together with attendance of Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism Le Tien Tho, local authorities and a great number of people.
 
On the same day, the death anniversary of the Hung Kings was organized at the National Historical- Cultural Park in Long Binh Ward, District 9 in HCM City.
 
City leaders including Party chief Committee Le Thanh Hai, Chairman Le Hoang Quan, Deputy Party chief Nguyen Van Dua, People's Council Chairwoman Pham Phuong Thao, and a huge crowd of people in the city and neighboring provinces joined in the celebration.
 
The 2010 Hung Temple festival and the death anniversary day of the national ancestors featuring a series of cultural activities was also held in Suoi Tien Tourism Park in District 9 in HCM City, Au Lac Temple in Prenn Waterfall Tourist Area, Da Lat City in the central highlands province of Lam Dong and in Dak Lak and Gia Lai provinces.

By staff writers – Translated by Kim Khanh

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