The ceremony for the recognition of the bas-relief of the nation’s Legendary Father Lac Long Quan as a national treasure was held at Lac Long Quan temple, Binh Da Village, Binh Minh commune, Thanh Oai District, Hanoi on April 12, 2016.
The bas-relief dated back to the late 19th century and early 20th century, was carved on the gilded wood, depicting the Great Father Lac Long Quan to watch a boat race along with his.
The bas-relief is the living scene of life in Hung Vuong Kings era. Lac Long Quan seated on a throne, wearing a crown of “two dragons flanking a moon” symbol with gentle face and majestic and imposing body.
The recognition also aims to memorize the death anniversary of the nation’s Great Father Lac Long Quan and honor to the nation’s Great Mother Au Co and marks the next preserved culture value.
The Great Father Lac Long Quan Temple Festival is annually organized from the fourth to the sixth days of the third lunar month in Binh Da Village.
The festival is recognized as the national intangible cultural heritages.