Yên Tử Spring Festival opens in Quảng Ninh

February 19, 2024

QUẢNG NINH — The Yên Tử Spring Festival, one of the largest and longest festival in the north, kicks off in Uông Bí city of the northern province of Quảng Ninh on February 19, or the 10th day of the first lunar month. The King abdicated when he was 35 and spent the rest of his life on Yên Tử Mountain practicing and popularising Buddhism. He founded the first Vietnamese School of Buddhism called “Thiền Tông” or Trúc Lâm Yên Tử Zen on the 1,068m-high Yên Tử Mountain. In the first nine days of the Lunar New Year, the Yên Tử relic site welcomed 138,000 visitors, up 19% year on year. The Yên Tử Spring Festival will take place until the end of the third lunar month, or early May.

The source of this news is from Vietnam News