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Thanh Hóa festival dedicated to national hero

A representative from the National Archives Department presents a carved wooden panel on the career of King Le Thai To to a representative of Thanh Hoa. — VNA/VNS Photos Khieu Tu
Viet Nam News

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

This year’s festival commemorated the 600th anniversary of the Lam Son Uprising, the 590th anniversary of King Le Thai To’s coronation and the 585th anniversary of national hero Le Loi’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Lam Kinh is known in historical documents as a land associated with the career of national hero Le Loi, the leader of the Lam Son Uprising against northern invaders (1418-1428). — VNS

Party Secretary of Thanh Hoa Province Trinh Van Chien strikes a drum to open the annual Lam Kinh Festival.
Artists perform a show telling the life story of King Le Loi at the opening ceremony of the festival.

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