Co Loa Festival
Co Loa Festival is held annually from the 6th to the 16th of the 1st lunar
month. It takes place in the pagoda that honours An Duong Vuong in Co Loa
Commune, Dong Anh District, Hanoi City. On the 6th day of Tet, the
literature procession is preceded by a flag that symbolizes the five
elements (metal, wood, water, fire and earth), a musical company, and a
Chu Dong Tu Festival
festival occurs for three days from the 10th - 12th of the third lunar
month in Chu Dong Tu Temple in Du Hoa Village, Chau Giang District, Hung
Yen province, some 20 km from Hanoi.
Do Son Buffalo Fighting Festival
The Buffalo Fight in Do Son (Haiphong City) is officially held every
year on the 9th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar. There are, in
fact, two rounds of elimination before the middle of the 5th month and 8th
day of the 6th lunar month.
Dong Da Festival
Dong Da Hill Festival (Dong Da District - Hanoi) is an annual event held
on the 5th Lunar day of the Tet Holiday. This festival celebrates the
triumphant victory against the invaders of the Vietnamese nation lead by
King Quang Trung (Nguyen Hue), a Tay Son farmer who later became a hero.
Dong Nhan Temple Festival
Nhan Temple is located in Dong Nhan Precinct, Hai Ba Trung District,
Hanoi. The festival of Dong Nhan Temple is held annually from the 3rd to
the 6th day of the second lunar month.
Giong Festival is held annually in Phu Dong Village, Gia Lam
Hung Temple Festival
temple is located on Nghia Linh Mountain, Hy Lang Commune, Phong Chau
District, Phu Tho Province. Every year, this national festival is held to
worship the Hung Kings, who were instrumental in founding the nation.
Kiep Bac Temple Festival
Kiep Bac Temple, where people come to worship Tran Quoc Tuan, the main
general of the Tran Dynasty, is located in Hung Dao Commune, Chi Linh
District, Hai Duong Province. Tran Quoc Tuan was the general who defeated
the Chinese Nguyen-Mong invaders three times. Because of his merits to the
nation, he was proclaimed a saint.
Le Mat Village Festival
Mat Village belongs to the Viet Hung Commune, Gia Lam District, Hanoi. The
Le Mat Village Festival is held annually on the 23rd of the 3rd lunar
month. In the early morning on the 23rd day of the 3rd month,
representatives of the 13 camps to the west of the Ancient Capital of
Thang Long carry 13 trays of food over their heads from the capital to the
Le Mat Village.
Lieu Doi Wrestling Festival
Doi Village is located in Liem The Commune, Thanh Liem District, Ha Nam
province. This village festival occurs annually on the 5th day of the 10th
lunar month. The villagers hold this wrestling festival to thank Thanh Ong
(a man of the Doan family who fought against Chinese invaders and was also
the ancestor of wrestling). Unlike
other festivals, wrestling is the main sport among other activities of the
Ho" is a special folk song of Kinh Bac Province, now called Bac Ninh
Province. Lim is the simple name of Lung Giang Commune of Tien Son
District in Bac Ninh Province. The village is located 18 km from Hanoi.
The festival takes place on Lim Hill where the Lim Pagoda is located. This
pagoda is where Mr. Hieu Trung Hau, the man who invented Quan Ho, is
Perfume Pagoda Festival
Perfume Pagoda (Huong Pagoda) and the Huong Tich Cave is a famous scenic
spot of Vietnam. It is located in Huong Son Commune, My One District, Ha
Tay province, 70 km from Hanoi.
Phu Giay Festival
Giay is located in Kim Thai Commune, Vu Ban District, Nam Dinh Province,
some 15 km away from the downtown core. It is the place where Queen Lieu
Hanh is worshipped and where she was proclaimed Queen Mother. Her legend
is sung from one generation to another throughout the nation, from the
north to the south, from the deltaic regions to the mountainous ones.
It was believed that Phu Giay was the center of the homeland.
Thay Pagoda Festival
Thay Pagoda is located at the foot of Sai Son Mountain in Quoc Oai, Ha
Tay. The Thay Pagoda Festival is the opportunity to worship sorcerer Tu
Dao Hanh; a Buddhist monk who became king and created the Vietnamese water
Trieu Khuc Village Festival
Trieu Khuc Village ( Thanh Tri, Hanoi ) Festival is held annually from the
10th to the 12th of the 1st lunar month in honour of national hero,
Phung Hung (791–802).
Truong Yen Festival
Truong Yen Festival takes place on the 1st day of the 3rd lunar month in
Hoa Lu, ancient capital of Dai Co Viet which was the first regime of
concentrated power in Vietnam. The festival usually lasts for three days
and is held in honour of the Dinh and Le Kings.
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