Seal opening ceremony opens at Tran temple


The seal opening ceremony at the Tran temple in the northern province of Nam Dinh took place on the night of February 27, attracting the participant of nearly 50,000 visitors.

National Assembly Vice Chairman Huynh Ngoc Son and Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan attended the event and directly opened the seal.The event opened with a seal parade, and then the seal was distributed to nine pagodas, temples and visitors.

Under the Tran dynasty, the ceremony was held annually to kick off administrative activities, including rewarding and conferring titles.

The cultural and moral values then were passed from generation to generation, helping educate patriotism tradition of the Vietnamese ancestors. Visitors also come here to pray for gook luck and happiness.