The festival is one of the activities in celebration of the 1050th anniversary of the establishment of Dai Co Viet State (968-2018). The event also aims to promote the potential of Ninh Binh province in developing culture, sports and tourism.

An artistic performance at the opening ceremony

On this occasion, the province received the decision of the Prime Minister to recognize a couple of imperial beds, dating back to the 17th century and being kept at the Temple dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang (Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district), as national treasures.

In the framework of the festival, a lot of major activities will be held, including an exhibition of posters on the protection of culture, sports and tourism environment, a national amateur cheo (popular opera) festival, an international puppetry festival, a national chess tournament for the youth, etc.

Translated by Song Anh