Trang An Festival opens in Ninh Binh province

Update: 11:34 | 23/04/2019

The 2019 Trang An Festival officially opened at the Trang An Landscape Complex in Hoa Lu district, the northern province of Ninh Binh, on April 21.

The festival is held annually to commemorate the legendary national hero Saint Quy Minh for his contributions to protecting the country under the reign of the 18th Hung King (408-258 BC).

Trang An Festival, Ninh Binh province, legendary national hero, 18th Hung King, stone capital, favourable weather conditions, rituals praying

Secretary of Ninh Binh provincial Party Committee Nguyen Thi Thanh beats the drum to open the Trang An Festival.

Themed ‘Essence converging on the stone capital’, the festival featured a wide variety of rituals praying for peace, happiness and favourable weather conditions.

At the opening ceremony, the nation’s history was reproduced, particularly under feudal dynasties and resistance wars against invaders.

Delegates to the opening day joined an incense-offering ceremony at Tran Temple and a water procession ritual at Suoi Tien temple.

Trang An Festival, Ninh Binh province, legendary national hero, 18th Hung King, stone capital, favourable weather conditions, rituals praying

A performance of Quan Ho singing at the festival.

In addition, various cultural and sports activities are being held during the two-day event, including Quan Ho (love duet singing), ca tru (ceremonial singing), cheo (traditional opera), then singing and performance of gongs by ethnic people from Hoa Binh and Bac Kan provinces.

The Trang An landscape complex was recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in 2014.

Hanoi hosts consumer goods festival
The 2019 Consumer Products Festival kicked off at Big C Thang Long Supermarket in Hanoi on April 19.
Ninh Thuan Grape and Wine Festival 2019 to take place in late April
The Ninh Thuan Grape and Wine Festival 2019 will be held from April 26 to May 2 in Phan Rang-Thap Cham city and six districts of the south central province, according to the organising board.
Over 350 artisans to show off skills at Hue Traditional Craft Festival
More than 350 artisans and 62 craft production facilities and villages, both domestic and international, have registered to participate in the Hue Traditional Craft Festival, which is scheduled to take place from April 26 till May 2, the festival’s organiser said. 
HCM City tourism festival generates 120 billion VND in revenues
A tourism festival in Ho Chi Minh City under the theme “Happy Summer 2019” ended on April 14 with total sales of participating travel agencies reported at 120 billion VND (nearly 5.2 million USD) after four days.
Sam Son Sea Tourism Festival 2019 opens
The 2019 Sam Son Sea Tourism Festival officially kick-started with a colourful opening ceremony in the central province of Thanh Hoa on April 13 evening, marking the beginning of a new tourism season in the coastal city of Sam Son.
Palanquin procession held at Hung Kings Temple Festival
Communes, wards, and towns in Viet Tri city and surrounding districts in the northern midland province of Phu Tho held a kieu (palanquin) procession on April 12 as part of the Hung Kings Temple Festival.

Source: NDO

Bình luận mới vừa được thêm vào. Click để xem
Mới nhấtHay nhấtXếp theo: