Huyen Tran Temple Festival 2019

On February 13th (the 9th day of Lunar New Year), Huyen Tran Temple Festival 2019 was held by Thua Thien Hue Department of Culture and Sports. Attending the event were Mr. Cai Vinh Tuan, Standing Member of the Provincial Party Committee, Vice Standing Chairman of the Provincial People's Council; Mr. Nguyen Dung, Member of the Provincial Party Committee, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee; far and near visitors.

Huyen Tran Temple Festival 2019 was kicked off by epic art program reenacting the life and great merit of Princess Huyen Tran - the daughter of Emperor Tran Nhan Tong who got married to Champa Emperor Che Man 700 years ago. Huyen Tran was a brave and heroic Princess who sacrificed for country. She is respected by all of the people.

Under the theme Respect to predecessor, Huyen Tran Temple festival 2019 was imbued with traditional values and spiritual meaning. The event was aimed to pray for luck as well as introduce cultural images, cultural heritage values, the land of rich national cultural identity, ASEAN cultural city, the typical festival city of Vietnam to locals, far and near visitors.

After Ceremony part and drum-beating ritue, provincial leaders, locals and visitors offered incense to commemorate and extend worship as well as pay tribute to Emperor Tran Nhan Tong and Princess Huyen Tran who have great merit in expanding country. Besides, Huyen Tran Temple Festival brought together many activities such as marital art performances, folk games, Chinese chess competition, calligraphy performance, the exhibition of traditional products, vegetarian gastronomy, etc contributed to conserving and promoting Vietnamese cultural values as well as creating joyful atmosphere for locals and tourists on the occasion of Lunar New Year.

Source: PORTAL OF THUA THIEN HUE PROVINCE