Hung Yen: Opening ceremony of Pho Hien folk cultural festival

15:48, 19/05/2019

In the evening of April 10 (or March 6 of the year of Ky Hoi on the lunar calendar), at the campus of the Management Board of Pho Hien special national relic site, the opening ceremony of Pho Hien folk cultural festival in 2019 took place.  The ceremony saw the attendance of Mr. Do Xuan Tuyen, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council; members of the Provincial Standing Party Committee,  namely Mr. Doan Van Hoa, Director of Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr. Ta Hong Quang, Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee of Hung Yen city.

Delegates attend the Opening ceremony of Pho Hien folk cultural festival 2019
Delegates attend the Opening ceremony of Pho Hien folk cultural festival 2019

The opening remark of the festival evokes the pride of Pho Hien, the famous and prosperous commercial port for a while, where the vestiges still remain in the architectural works, historical and cultural relics, and valuable antiques.  Coming up next, a musical show was performed by professional and amateur actors of Hung Yen City and Hung Yen people.  The pieces of Cheo singing and songs praising the beauty of the homeland, the country and Pho Hien people were also interestingly performed. 

A music performance in the ceremony 
A music performance in the ceremony 

The festival is an occasion to promote the development of trade, service and tourism of Hung Yen city in particular and Hung Yen province in general.  Thereby, it contributes to preserving and promoting the cultural values of historical relics in Hung Yen city and at the same time, meeting the needs of enjoying religious and spiritual culture through visiting the historical and cultural relics and architectural and artistic works.

Before the opening ceremony, the delegates and people solemnly offered incense at Tran temple and Mau temple.

By Mai Nhung - Pham Dang