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Worship of Hùng kings in Phú Tho. ©Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies 2011
Worship of Hùng kings in Phú Tho

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Annually, millions of people converge on the Hùng temple at Nghia Linh mountain in Phú Tho province to commemorate their ancestors and pray for good weather, abundant harvests, good luck and good health. The largest ceremony, the Ancestral Anniversary Festival of the Hùng Kings, is celebrated for about one week at the beginning of the third lunar month.

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Place/region: Viet Nam, Asia and the Pacific
Series: 2012 Inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
Authors and personalities: Hoang Son, director.
Production: Center for the Data Bank of Cultural Heritage, producer ; Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies, producer.
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