2013 Con Son-Kiep Bac festival opens

The Hai 2013 Con Son-Kiep Bac festival opensDuong provincial People’s Committee on September 21stopened the 2013 Con Son-Kiep Bac Festival and commemorated the 713thanniversary of the death of national hero Tran Hung Dao.

On the first day of this festival, a parade from the Temple of Nam Tao and Bac Dau, a folklore singing and a festival for troops on Luc Dau River took place.

Earlier, on September 20th, the 571stcommemoration ceremony for national hero, world’s cultural celebrity Nguyen Trai was held at the Temple of Nguyen Trai.

Other activities, to be held during the four-day festival of Con Son-Kiep Bac, include a boat racing, a rite praying for peace, a festival of flower garlands and coloured lanterns, folklore singing and folk games.