A festival to commemorate Princess Huyen Tran and King Tran Nhan Tong
opened at Huyen Tran Cultural Centre in the central city of Hue on
February 17, the eighth day of the first lunar month.
The two-day festival is being jointly organised by the provincial
Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Executive Board of
Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and Dat Viet Tourism JSC. It attracted thousands
of Buddhist monks, nuns and followers, and visitors from all over the
After an incense offering ceremony, a broad
range of activities took place, including folk games, ancient martial
arts, calligraphy and artistic performances.
festival was held on the occasion of the 673 rd anniversary of the
death of Princess Huyen Tran, who had devoted much to the nation’s