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Executing the plan on organizing the 2018 Hung King Temple Festival

Tuesday, 2018-02-27 16:41:18
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Mr. Bui Minh Chau, Chairman of Phu Tho People's Committee concluded the meeting.

PTO- On February 26th, Mr. Bui Minh Chau, member of Central Party Committee, Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Phu Tho People's Committee, head of the provincial National Assembly and Mr. Ha Ke San, member of the Provincial Party Committee, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee, Head of the Organizing Committee of the 2018 Hung Kings Temple Festival co-chaired a meeting with the Organizing Committee’s members and related units to deploy the plan on organizing the 2018 Hung King Temple Festival.

The Hung Kings Temple Festival in 2018 is chaired by Phu Tho provincial People's Committee, with the participation of four provinces: Binh Duong, Kien Giang, Thai Nguyen and Quang Nam. The festival will be held in 5 days, from April 21st to 25th of 2018 (from March 6th to 10th in lunar calendar). The incense offering ceremony at the Upper Temple is from 6:30 a.m on April 25th, 2018 (lunar March 10th). The localities, where the Hung King worship sites or temples of famous generals in the Hung Kings era located, held the incense offering ceremony to commemorate the Hung Kings at the same time with Phu Tho province. The Hung Kings Temple Festival will be held both in Viet Tri city and Hung Kings Temple Historical Site with many activities such as palanquin procession; archaeological artifact exhibition of the Hung Kings era, lion dance, water puppet show, art and cultural performance, Xoan singing and folk songs of Phu Tho, etc.; Viet Tri city will hold street folk festival, Viet Tri open boat racing competition at Van Lang park, low altitude fireworks displays and many other cultural, arts and sports activities.

Addressing at the meeting, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Ha Ke San emphasized: The highest goal is to ensure the successful organization of Hung Kings Temple Festival with safety and savings, deserving to be the example festival of the country. Hung Kings Temple Historical relics need to urgently complete the construction works inside the campus, ensuring hygiene; adding more sign boards of instruction and assigning the staff to directly guide people and tourists; re-organizing stores and strictly managing its prices.

Making conclusion at the meeting, Chairman Bui Minh Chau asked the Organizing Committee to pay special attention to order and security, traffic safety, avoiding offensive behavior at the festival. Regarding to the organization of Viet Tri open boat racing competition, there should be at least 8 teams, ensuring a fair competition to create an excited atmosphere for participants. The Viet Tri street folk festival need to expand its scale to attract the participation of localities in the province with an aim to recreate the cultural characteristics of each region and locality. Art programs need to innovate to appeal to audiences The related units strengthen the coordination to ensure traffic safety, avoiding congestion at the intersections. Mass media agencies promote dissemination on the 2018 Hung Kings Temple festival, promoting the beautiful image of the ancestral land on the mass media; actively capturing information, promptly responding to untrue information to contribute to orienting public opinion. The related sectors well implement the work of environmental hygiene, food hygiene and safety. The Chairman of the provincial People's Committee requests the Organizing Committee's members, armed forces and related units to responsibility and seriously implement the assigned tasks, successfully organize the Hung Kings Temple Festival in 2018, ensuring safety, savings, leaving good impressions to domestic and international tourists.

Le Hoang