Requiem for peace

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

Requiem for peace

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

Requiem for peace


They also pray for national peace and prosperity for all people

Requiem for peace

Requiem for peace


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

Requiem for peace

Requiem for peace
Hundrends of youngsters release lanterns to the Luc Dau river

Requiem for peace

Requiem for peace

Requiem for peace


Delegates at the requiem

(Requiem for peace

Requiem for peace

Requiem for peace

 

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