Opening Tich Dien Festival 2017 and awarded national heritage
Updated at Sunday, 05 Feb 2017, 12:00
On the 7th of Lunar January, Tich Dien Festival 2017 was held in Doi Son Commune, Duy Tien District, Ha Nam Province. President Tran Dai Quang and former Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan attended the meeting.
After drumming out the dragon dance, Nguyen Xuan Dong - Chairman of Ha Nam Province have read documents before the King Le Dai Hanh to open Tich Dien Festival 2017. Speaking at the festival, President Tran Dai Quang said stressed: "Tich Dien Festival dignifies the importance of agriculture and the role of farmers, and contributes to preserving and upholding cultural values of the locality. It also creates a chance to introduce Ha Nam’s images and tourism potential to domestic and foreign visitors and overseas Vietnamese, thus promoting the province’s socio-economic development." The President expressed his pleasure with the fact that Ha Nam and other localities nationwide have recorded more and more concentrated and machine-based goods production models with the application of high technologies, and cooperation with foreign investors to produce and process high-quality farm produce.
At the ceremony, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Huynh Vinh Ai awarded accreditation by the Cultural Intangible National Heritage for Duy Tien District, where the ceremony is annually held. After the ceremony, President Tran Dai Quang launched an agricultural mechanisation programme by directly driving a tractor on the field to encourage localities across the countr to promote industrialisation and modernisation of agriculture and rural areas, the groundbreaking of a new year, the beginning season to bring a bumper crop.
Translated by Anh Kiet
(Source: The Tuan)