An incense offering ceremony was held in the northern midland province of Phu Tho on April 14 (or the tenth day of the third lunar month) to commemorate the death anniversary of Hung Kings, the legendary founders of the nation.
An incense offering ceremony was held in the northern province of Phu Tho on April 14, or the tenth day of the third lunar month, to commemorate the national founders, the Hung Kings.
In Vietnam, the janitor of a pagoda (or temple) is usually an elderly person respected by the local community, who is selected by the community to do the work for many years. But it is even harder to be selected for the job at many temples in the Hung Kings Temple historical site in the northern province of Phu Tho.
The death anniversary of the Hung Kings, the legendary founders of Vietnam, will be observed in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on April 5-6.
PSNews – The annual festival takes place on the death anniversary of the Hung Kings, founders of the nation, to pay tribute to the Vietnamese ancestors.
More than 10,000 people paid pilgrimage to the Hung Temple in the northern province of Phu Tho on February 16, the first day of the Lunar New Year, to commemorate the Hung Kings’ merit and pray for a happy New Year.
PSNews – The Phu Tho Provincial People’s Committee held a meeting on January 27 to roll out the plan of this year- Hung King pilgrimage festival, with the participation of representatives of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Thai Nguyen, Quang Nam, Binh Duong and Kien Giang.
At the time of the founding of the nation (2879 - 258BC), as King Hung and two of his brothers were looking for a place to found a capital city, while passing Phu Duc and An Thai villages, the King saw kids wrestling, playing tug of war and singing happy songs.
The northern midland province of Phu Tho is aiming to hold a hugely successful Hung Kings Temple festival in 2017, heard a conference to review planning for the festival on March 15.
An annual pilgrim festival dedicated to the Hung Kings will be organised between April 1 and 6 and hosted by the northern province of Phu Tho.
A commemoration ceremony was held at the Hung Kings Temple in HCM City, offering the traditional Tet dish of Banh Tet to the legendary founders of the nation on the occasion of the Lunar New Year.