Hung Kings’ Death Anniversary commemorated in France

Friday, 28/04/2023 16:10
The Vietnamese Embassy in France on April 27 organized a ceremony to offer incenses to commemorate Hung Kings and President Ho Chi Minh.
At the ceremony (Photo: VNA) 

Speaking at the ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to France Dinh Toan Thang said that 2023 is a year with many important milestones, including the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Paris Agreement on ending the war and restoring peace in Vietnam, the 50th founding anniversary of Vietnam – France diplomatic ties and the 10th anniversary of the strategic partnership between the two countries.

He emphasized that this year also witnesses the start of a new phase of cooperation with bilateral and multilateral partners of Vietnam, namely the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the International Organisation of La Francophonie  (OIF) and Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

The diplomat promised that Vietnamese representative offices in France will continue to uphold patriotism, self-reliance, and solidarity to fulfill tasks assigned by the Party and State.

The worship of the Hung Kings was recognized as part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2012./.