Tens of thousands flock to Hung Kings’ Temple for annual festival

04/22/2021

Crowds of pilgrims and visitors from throughout the country descended on the Hung Kings’ Temple in the northern province of Phu Tho on April 20 to mark the death anniversary of the nation's mythical founding fathers.  

the hung kings’ temple festival represents one of the most important and sacred festivals of the year for the vietnamese people.

The Hung Kings’ Temple Festival represents one of the most important and sacred festivals of the year for the Vietnamese people.

lines of people head to the hung kings’ temple in order to pay their respect and gratitude to the ancestors of the vietnamese people.

Lines of people head to the Hung Kings’ Temple in order to pay their respect and gratitude to the ancestors of the Vietnamese people.

crowds squeeze into tight spaces as a result of the large amount of visitors.

Crowds squeeze into tight spaces as a result of the large amount of visitors.

police and military forces are swiftly mobilised to the site in order to regulate traffic and maintain security and safety.

Police and military forces are swiftly mobilised to the site in order to regulate traffic and maintain security and safety.

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organisers use loudspeakers as a means of calling on worshippers to fully comply with novel coronavirus (covid-19) prevention measures.

Organisers use loudspeakers as a means of calling on worshippers to fully comply with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention measures.

the temple is full of visitors ahead of the major festival.

The temple is full of visitors ahead of the major festival.

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a family brings chicken, cakes, and various types of fruit as offerings to the hung kings.

A family brings chicken, cakes, and various types of fruit as offerings to the Hung Kings.

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each person is requested to thoroughly wash their hands and to don a face mask before entering the temple complex.

Each person is requested to thoroughly wash their hands and to don a face mask before entering the temple complex.

visitors are also offered free face masks upon arrival.

Visitors are also offered free face masks upon arrival.

despite these measures, several people can be seen not wearing a face mask.

Despite these measures, several people can be seen not wearing a face mask.

 

 

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