April 10, 2017 | 19:46 (GMT+7)
First Hung Kings festival held in Berlin
Overseas Vietnamese held the first Hung Kings festival in Berlin on April 9 to commemorate the legendary founders of the nation in Vietnamese history.
The event was attended by representatives of the Vietnamese Embassy in Germany, more than 20 associations and some 300 Vietnamese living in Germany.
A palanquin procession at Hung Kings festival
Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Doan Xuan Hung emphasized the importance of Hung Kings festival to preserving the tradition and culture of Vietnam.
He affirmed that it was one of the biggest Hung Kings festivals organized by overseas Vietnamese across the world.
During the festival, participants enjoyed traditional rituals, art performances and Vietnamese food.