Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Ninh Binh Province held Hoa Lu Festival

The northern province of Ninh Binh held a wide range of activities to celebrate the Hoa Lu Festival on April 24-27, and marked the 1050th anniversary of Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang’s naming of the country as Dai Co Viet.

The activities included cultural exchanges between the former Vietnamese imperial capitals and other provinces as well as Asan, a city in the Republic of Korea, and Oudomxay province in Laos.

A workshop was also be held to discuss the role of the Dai Co Viet Empire in the history of Viet Nam.

On this occasion, Ninh Binh Province staged a photo exhibition on the beauty of the local people and landscape, a popular song and dance programme and various temple festivals.

For the first time, Ninh Binh Province held a tourism week to promote the Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

After Dinh Bo Linh defeated the 12 warlords, he ascended the throne in 968 and named the country Dai Co Viet, meaning Great Buddhist Viet, thereby establishing the first imperial dynasty in Viet Nam.

The capital of Dai Co Viet is located in Hoa Lu in modern-day Ninh Binh Province.
Source: Nhandan

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