Street folk festival to be highlight of Hung Kings Temple Festival 2016


The highlights of the 2016 Hung Kings Temple Festival will be a street folk festival in Viet Tri entitled ‘Viet Tri – joyful city returning to the origins’ and a high-range firework display.

The details was announced by the celebration organising board at a press seminar held by the Phu Tho rural People’s Committee as well as the Ministry of Information and also Communications in Ha Noi on March 30.

As arranged, this year’s festival will certainly take place on April 12-16 (the sixth to tenth day of the third lunar month) at the Hung Kings Temple relic site and localities near the Hung Kings Temple. The event will be organised by Phu Tho district with the involvement of Hung Yen, Binh Thuan and Ca Mau districts.

The road people celebration will occur on April 12 with the parade as well as performance of 1,800 individuals, featuring folk culture of the district. The road festival will wrap up with a high-range firework screen at Van Lang Park.

Along with familiar tasks, the Hung Kings Temple Festival 2016 will certainly include brand-new activities such as an image and docudrama exhibition on the Hung Kings praise routines, a display of artefacts and also documents on the intangible cultural worth of Xoan vocal singing in Phu Tho Province, as well as an exhibit on arts works and photos by professional photographers from Phu Tho, among others.

The occasion intends to honour social worths of the Hung Kings time, promote the worths of Xoan singing and also increase tourist development in Phu Tho Province.

Along with the establishment of a press centre, the organising board will enable the operation of flycams.

A 24/24 hotline will be established to obtain phone calls from site visitors to take care of misbehavior during the festival.

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