People gathered around the lake of Van Lang Park (Phu Tho province) to cheer for the teams competing at the Viet Tri City Boat Race Tournament. The activity was held on the morning of April 9, to celebrate the Hung Kings' Commemoration Day in 2022.

It is the fifth time this rowing contest has been held, to restore and preserve cultural values through traditional sports and to promote the spirit of martial arts and collective power. The activity also reminded the public of Vietnam's heroic tradition of fighting against foreign invaders.

In the 13th century, Bach Hac fork (in Viet Tri) was the place where the Tran Dynasty trained soldiers on boats controlling

Later, a rowing contest was formed and became a ritual associated with the martial spirit of the people, especially those living near rivers./.