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Virtual ceremony in Canada to commemorate Hùng Kings, the legendary ancestors of Vietnam

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Hùng Kings altar at the Vietnam House in Ottawa, 2021

Ottawa, April 17, 2021 – Every year, activities worshipping take place ahead of the death anniversary of the Hung Kings, believed to be the very first founders of Vietnam, on the 10th day of the third lunar month. This year, due to the pandemic, the worship ceremony was held online on April 17, 2021 and synchronously held in Ottawa, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Saskatchewan. 

Read more: Online worship ceremony held in Canada to commemorate legendary ancestors of Vietnam, by Vietnam Times, April 19, 2021

To learn more about the worship of Hùng Kings, please watch the video below by UNESCO.

Worship of Hùng Kings in Phú Thọ. Video by UNESCO, December 6, 2012.
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