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Hai Duong holds requiem for peace

WEDNESDAY, 18/09/2019 08:09:27

A requiem in tribute to soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect the nation was held on the Luc Dau river in Hai Duong province on September 16.

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Delegates at the requiem

 


Participants commemorate fallen Vietnamese soldiers from throughout history, including those who fought against the Yuan-Mongol invaders from the north during the Tran dynasty in the 13th and 14th centuries

 
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They also pray for national peace and prosperity for all people

 
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Following the sombre ceremony, thousands of colorful flower-shaped lanterns are released along the Luc Dau River. The event concludes with a vibrant firework display

 
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Hundrends of youngsters release lanterns to the Luc Dau river

 
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