Vietnam Festival

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Tran Hung Dao God Festival Vietnam Festival

Tran Hung Dao God Festival

Honoring: King Tran Hung Dao (the legend general, politician and writer in Tran dynasty). Location: 1. Temple Kiep Bac (Hai Duong province) Temple Bao Loc (Nam Dinh province) Temple Yen Cu (Ninh Binh province) Temple Tran Hung Dao (Ho Chi Minh city). Time: Main time: 20th of eighth lunar month (when the king died) Feature: [...]
Central Highland festival - Elephant race Vietnam Festival

Central Highland festival – Elephant race

Ethnic group: M’nong. Location: In Central Highland. Time: Third lunar month. Feature: sportsmanship, grand attitude in tradition festival of M’nong. Origin Elephant is the precious animal with those who live in central highland. They were the wild animal which is caught and broken in, then they became the close friend with human in daily life: [...]
Ban flower Festival Vietnam Festival

Ban flower Festival

Ethnic group: Thai Other name: Xen Ban Xen Muong Location: In muong village. Time: 2nd Lunar Month, time of blossom of Ban Feature: Wishing the prosperous of rice, the bless from God. Immolate custom. Origin Legendarily, there was a man named Khum falling in love with a Thai girl named Ban. Khum was good at [...]
Dong Bang temple festival Vietnam Festival

Dong Bang temple festival

Honoring: Tran Hung Dao king. God of water (Bat Hai Dong Dinh) Location: Dao Dong village, An Le commune, Quynh Phu district, Thai Binh province. Time: 20th-26th of Eighth lunar month. Feature: Boat racing, a traditional custom. Origin At the end of 14th century, Tran Nhan Hue general – a general of Tran dynasty, came here [...]
Vu Lan Festival Vietnam Festival

Vu Lan Festival

Honoring: Showing gratitude to parents, ancestors. Time: 15th of seventh lunar month. Location: In the pagodas Feature: Vu Lan celebration is at the same time with Vietnamese all Soul’s day. Origin Vu Lan ceremony is the festival of Buddism in 15th of seventh lunar month. The purpose of this ceremony is to wish for the [...]
Thanh Giong Festival Vietnam Festival

Thanh Giong Festival

Honoring: Thanh Giong (God Giong), or Phu Dong King from the heaven. Location: Apart from the main celebration of Phu Dong village, Gia Lam district, Hanoi in 9th – fourth lunar month, there is four different festivals around in Hanoi: Phu Dong, Soc Son temple, Dong Bo Dau festival. Feature: Apart from the main theme [...]
Hung King Festival Vietnam Festival

Hung King Festival

Honoring: Kings Hung – the descent of King whom establish and develop the country. Location: Hung Temple, Nghia Linh mountain, Hy Cuong commune, Phong Chau district, Phu Tho province. Time: 8th-11th third lunar month, Main time: 10th – third lunar month Feature: The ceremony of death in the national scale. Origin People in Phu Tho [...]
Phu Giay Festival Vietnam Festival

Phu Giay Festival

Honoring: Lieu Hanh Mother Location: Kim Thai commune, Vu Ban district, Nam Dinh province. Time: 1st-10th – third lunar month (main time: 3-third lunar month) Feature: Game letter pulling. Origin Phu Giay worshipped the princess Lieu Hanh – a both real and unreal saint. This makes Phu Giay different from other festivals in over our [...]
Nghinh Co Festival Vietnam Festival

Nghinh Co Festival

Honoring: “Co” is the woman named Le Thi Hong Thuy. Location: Co Temple, Long Hai town, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province. Time: 10th-12th – second lunar month (Main time: 12 second lunar month) Location: The most crowded water festival, attracting visitors in various places in different provinces. Origin “Co” is the girl from Binh Thuan who [...]
Hon Chen Temple Festival Vietnam Festival

Hon Chen Temple Festival

Honoring: Thien Y A Na Thanh Mau Time: Second lunar month (Spring offering) and 7th lunar month (Autumn offering) Location: Hon Chen Temple in Ngoc Chan mountain and in Hai Cat village mutual house in Huong Tra district, Thua Thien Hue province. Feature: Procession on Perfume River in two ways. Origin Hon Chen Temple is [...]


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