Khe Thuong Village Festival

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Khe Thuong Village Festival

02/07/2019 @ 08:00 am - 02/11/2019 @ 05:00 pm | Recurring Event (See all)

07 Feb 08:00 am - 05:00 pm

Ba Vi

The Khe Thuong village festival lasts from 3rd to 7th of the first lunar month in Khe Thuong is an ancient village by Da river. During early days every year, village residents hold their festival to worship Tan Vien Son Saint – a leading Saint of Four Immortal Saints of Vietnam.

Village residents do prepare flags, drums, palanquins, incense table in the afternoon of previous day to kowtow from distance “Ngài” at Nghia Linh mount. According to Tet customs, “Ngài” and his wife named Ngoc Hoa (Ngọc Hoa) (princess) come to present gifts to the King and villagers are to prepare boats to graciously receive “Ngài” back on the second.

In the morning of 3rd, lots of games starts at playground of the communal house. Among these games, customs of “chém may” (luck cutting) and wrestling are the most enjoyed ones. Wrestling is done to both worship Saints, Gods and give spiritual sporting incentives to villagers and also remind people of the victory of Son Tinh (Sơn Tinh) against Thuy Tinh (Thuỷ Tinh) thanks to his strength and courage.

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Ba Vi

Son Da
Ba Vi, Hanoi Viet Nam

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