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Thanh Hóa festival dedicated to national hero

Update: October, 02/2018 - 15:00
A representative from the National Archives Department presents a carved wooden panel on the career of King Lê Thái Tổ to a representative of Thanh Hóa. — VNA/VNS Photos Khiếu Tư
Viet Nam News

THANH HÓA — Visitors from across the country flocked to the 2018 Lam Kinh Festival at the Lam Kinh Historic Site Complex in Thanh Hóa Province over the weekend.

This year’s festival commemorated the 600th anniversary of the Lam Sơn Uprising, the 590th anniversary of King Lê Thái Tổ’s coronation and the 585th anniversary of national hero Lê Lợi’s death.

During the festival, the city hosted various cultural, sporting and tourism activities.

Lam Kinh is known in historical documents as a land associated with the career of national hero Lê Lợi, the leader of the Lam Sơn Uprising against northern invaders (1418-1428). — VNS

Party Secretary of Thanh Hóa Province Trịnh Văn Chiến strikes a drum to open the annual Lam Kinh Festival.
Artists perform a show telling the life story of King Lê Lợi at the opening ceremony of the festival.

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