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.
To pay respect to Rice God, local people in Central Highlands Vietnam hold many festivals annually. One of the most typical festivals of ethnic minorities in Central Highlands is Rice Growth Festival in Dak Nong.
After Tet Nguyen Dan Festival, Tet Doan Ngo Festival held on the 5th of the fifth lunar month is the warmest and biggest reunion festival of Vietnamese people. Traditionally, the festival is held to protect the crops and health of people with fruit feast.