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Worship of Hùng kings in Phú Tho

Language: English
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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
Production and personalities:
Director: Hoang Son
Publisher: Center for the Data Bank of Cultural Heritage; Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies
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Rights: Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies

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Original: Video.MOV
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-CLTITH-2012-0073500005
Rights holder: UNESCO ; Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies