Bac Ninh province’s leaders release doves at the event. (Photo: VNA)
During the event, 2,000 doves were released to the sky at public places in Bac Ninh city.

Addressing the ceremony, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Tu Quynh said as the province is undergoing strong socio-economic development and striving to become a centrally-run city by 2020, the city looks to develop into a green, clean, peaceful and friendly province, becoming an attractive and impressive destination for tourists. “Releasing doves is an outstanding cultural event which needs maintaining to show local residents’ friendliness and peace,” he added.

A bird contest also took place at the event, attracting 200 flocks of birds with some 1,600 birds./.

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