• Photo: The palanquin procession to An Duong Vuong temple, a part of Co Loa festival. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
    Photo: The palanquin procession to An Duong Vuong temple, a part of Co Loa festival. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
  • Photo: Villages in Dong Anh districts carry palanquins into An Duong Vuong Temple. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
    Photo: Villages in Dong Anh districts carry palanquins into An Duong Vuong Temple. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
  • Photo: A scroll containing prayers and praises for An Duong Vuong is read in front of his altar. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
    Photo: A scroll containing prayers and praises for An Duong Vuong is read in front of his altar. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
  • Photo: Villages in Dong Anh districts carry offerings into An Duong Vuong Temple. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
    Photo: Villages in Dong Anh districts carry offerings into An Duong Vuong Temple. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
  • Photo: Villages in Dong Anh districts carry palanquins into An Duong Vuong Temple. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
    Photo: Villages in Dong Anh districts carry palanquins into An Duong Vuong Temple. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
  • Photo: Villages in Dong Anh districts carry palanquins into An Duong Vuong Temple. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
    Photo: Villages in Dong Anh districts carry palanquins into An Duong Vuong Temple. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
  • Photo: Offerings and incense are presented to the altar worshiping An Duong Vuong. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
    Photo: Offerings and incense are presented to the altar worshiping An Duong Vuong. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
  • Photo: An elder hits the drum to open the Co Loa Festival. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
    Photo: An elder hits the drum to open the Co Loa Festival. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
  • Photo: A view of the offering ritual at An Duong Vuong temple, a part of Co Loa festival. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
    Photo: A view of the offering ritual at An Duong Vuong temple, a part of Co Loa festival. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
  • Photo: A view of the offering ritual at An Duong Vuong temple, a part of Co Loa festival. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
    Photo: A view of the offering ritual at An Duong Vuong temple, a part of Co Loa festival. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
  • Photo: A view of the offering ritual at An Duong Vuong temple, a part of Co Loa festival. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
    Photo: A view of the offering ritual at An Duong Vuong temple, a part of Co Loa festival. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng
Co Loa Festival began in Dong Anh district of Hanoi on February 10 (The sixth day of Lunar New Year). The festival will run for 10 days until the sixteenth day of the first lunar month to honour An Duong Vuong Thuc Phan, who founded the ancient Vietnamese state of Au Lac and built the Co Loa citadel. VNA Photo: Hoàng Hùng

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