Moc Villages Festival – Hanoi

Moc villages festival is held every 5 years on March 12-13 according to the lunar calendar. It is an ancient festival for the 5 villages of Moc Quan Nhan, Moc Chinh Kinh, Moc Cu Loc, Moc Giap Nhat and Moc Phung Khoang, Hanoi. Early in the morning, a procession of palanquins, troupes of dragon and lion […]

Hoa Lu Festival – Ninh Binh

Hoa Lu festival is held annually on the 10th -13th of March of the lunar calendar in Truong Yen, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh with the purpose of commemorating the two kings Dinh Tien Hoang and Le Dai Hanh. Activities include water procession at Truong Yen water station located on Hoang Long river and worship at […]

Ba Trieu Temple Festival – Thanh Hoa

Ba Trieu Temple festival is held on 20th February lunar calendar in Hau Loc, Thanh Hoa, northern Vietnam. Temples to commemorate her scatter all over the country, and in some places, local people worship her as “Ba Chua Thuong Ngan”. The procession starts at Ba Trieu’s Temple to her Tomb and finally reaches the local villages […]

Hai Ba Trung Sisters Temple Festival

Hai Ba Trung Trung sisters temple Festival is held in different places including Hát Môn Temple (in Hà Tây province), Hạ Lôi Temple (in Vĩnh Phúc province), and Đồng Nhân Temple (in Hà Nội). Hai Bà Trung’s heroic uprising against the ruling Chinese lasted 3 years and was defeated. However this uprising is an event of […]

Dong Nhan Temple Festival – Hanoi

Dong Nhan Temple Festival is held annually from the 3rd to the 6th day of the second lunar month in Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi. The main festival occurs on the 5th day when there is a ceremony for bathing the statues, opening the back palace, making sacrifices, and light dancing. The temple was established in honour of […]

Hoa My Village Festival – Da Nang

Hoa My village festival is held every year on the 12th January lunar calendar Hoa My, Hoa Minh ward, Lien Chieu District, Da Nang city, central Vietnam. Hoa My village festival lasts for 1 day and a half. Activities include traditional and modern games has formed the typical features of the festival. At the beginning of the […]