Annually, on the 10th day of the third month in lunar calendar, people from everywhere in Vietnam and international tourists come to Phu Tho to join Hung King Festival. This is one of important festivals in the country.
After a long time of preparation, on 6th of the third lunar month, Hung King Festival was officially open in Hung Vuong Square. The Anniversary Hung King’s Death is held with many art programs on the theme of Coming to rural heritage.
Mr. Luu Quang Huy, the director of historical monument Hung Temple, said that Hung King Festival 2014 attracted six million tourists which increased about 1 millions compared to the number in 2013.
Phu Tho is ready for Hung King Festival to be held in 2014. The festival’s organization rejects records of units, organizations and individuals preparing and honoring the festival. Phu Tho also strives for making the festival an epitome of the country.
Hung King Festival is one of the most important festivals, which is held on the 10th day of the third month in lunar calendar. The purposes of the festival are to commemorate the merits of Hung Kings and celebrities in the course of building the country.
Hung King Death Anniversary - Hung Temple Festival 2015 will take place in six days in the coordination with participation of five provinces, including Son La, Phu Yen, Dac Mong, Tien Giang, and Bac Lieu, along with many outstanding cultural activities.
During Hung Temple Festival 2015, offerings will be selected strictly than those of many years ago, said Mr. Luu Quang Huy, director of Hung Temple historical relic. Last year, the organizers also refused to receive "recorded" flag and hot air balloon.
On the occasion of Hung Temple Festival 2015, the Ministry of Culture and Information will coordinate with Phu Tho People's Committee and Vietnam Post to issue a special stamp collection on Hung Kings Worship.