Activities to commemorate 226th Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da Victory

(VOVworld) - The 226th anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da battle against China’s Qing invaders led by national hero Nguyen Hue was celebrated in Hanoi on February 23rd, the fifth day of the first lunar month. The celebration featured several festive activities including an incense offering ceremony at King Quang Trung’s monument, a procession, dragon dances, martial art performances and folk games.

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National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and other leaders attend the ceremony. Photo: VOV

Earlier, a ceremony was held on Sunday at Quang Trung Museum in Kien My village, Tay Son district, Binh Dinh province to mark the occasion and to receive a certificate recognizing Tay Son-Tam Kiet Temple dedicated to Three Great Heroes in Tay Son as a special national relic. Ho Quoc Dung, Chairman of the Binh Dinh provincial People’s Committee, said: We’ll do our best to fulfill our predecessors’ wishes to protect our national sovereignty and independence, and further develop our home country to make it a growth center of Vietnam’s Central Key Economic Zone.