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 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.
Hung Temple Festival 2015 is organized to take place in six days from April 23 - 28. The festival has the participation of 5 provinces and outstanding traditional activities. The event will be a chance for locals and visitors to recall Vietnam traditions.