Festivals can be missed in April

Published: 02/04/2013 05:52



April is coming. There are many major festivals you should not miss in this April. This is an occasion for you to travel and learn about the national culture.

Phu Day festival: April 3rd in lunar calendar (April 12th in solar calendar)

In April 3th in lunar calendar, many people flock to Kim Thai commune, Vu Ban district, Nam Dinh province to attend Phu Day festival. Tourists come here to take part in the anniversary of Princess Lieu Hanh’s death, to visit the temple and to enjoy Chau Van singing.

Hon Chen festival: March 3rd in lunar calendar (April 12th in solar calendar)

On March 3rd in lunar calendar, there will be a festival to honour Thien Y A Na – a god of Champa in Ngoc Tan mountain and Hai Cat communal house of Huong Tra district, Thua Thien Hue city province. The festival takes place in decorated boats on Huong river in the evening. In the last day, people will set free for birds and drop coloured lanterns on the river.

Bach Dang festival: March 8th in lunar calendar (April 17th in solar calendar)

On March 8th in lunar calendar, in Tran Hung Dao temple, Vua Ba shrine and temples in Yen Hung district, Quang Ninh province, there will be a festival to honour national heroes fighting against the foreign invader on Bach Dang river. The festival includes the procession and some activities such as boat racing, wrestling, human chess.

Hung King’s Temple Festival: March 10th in lunar calendar (April 19th in solar calendar)

Annually, Hung King’s Temple Festival is hold on March 10th in lunar calendar in Viet Tri city, Phu Tho. The festival takes place from March 1st to March 11th. Coming to the festival, you can participate in the thurifying festival in Thuong temple. Besides, there are many other activities like traditional games, Ca Tru singing…

Vam Lang festival: March 10th in lunar calendar (April 19th in solar calendar)

Coming to Kieng Phuoc commune, Go Cong Dong district, Tien Giang province on March 10th in lunar calendar, visitors can attend the festival hold in Nam Hai royal tomb. Besides, the festival hold on sea with hundreds of decorated boats, singing performance, and traditional games are very interesting.

Den Do festival: March 16th in lunar calendar (April 25th in solar calendar) 

Den Do festival is hold from March 14th to March 16th in lunar calendar. The festival with the procession attracts a lot of people. Apart from going with the procession, you should not forget to listening to Quan Ho love duets of Bac Ninh province and attending interesting traditional games and cooking

 Translated by Nguyen Quynh

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