PANO – The 2021 Hung Kings Temple Festival officially kicked off on April 21 (March 10th of the Lunar calendar) in Phu Tho province.

Throughout thousands of years, the Hung Kings worshiping ritual originating from Phu Tho province has spread to all parts of the country and it has recently been recognized by UNESCO as part of the world's intangible cultural heritage.

It has now been a major national festival with many programs, cultural activities, traditional art performances. When the 10th of lunar March comes, all Vietnamese people at home and overseas want to go to the Hung Kings Temple to pay homage to the nation founders.

The People’s Army Newspaper would like to present several cultural activities in Phu Tho on the eve of the festival.

Translated by Song Anh