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Some traditional festivals to join in Vung Tau

The statue of General Tran Hung Dao in Ha Long district

Vietnam is the country which has rich culture in thousands of year. In this nation, festivals are cultural events which include community spirit. Each year, there are about 500 festivals organized with several scales and features. They express the respect of local people to the God and their hope to wonderful things that they haven’t gotten. Moreover, festivals in Vietnam is the religious and cultural activities of the community. Through the festivals, you can understand more about the customs and belief of local people. Therefore, if having chance to visit Vietnam, you should spend time joining some traditional here.Vung Tau is one of the destinations which have many unique traditional festivals in Vietnam. For foreign tourists, this is an ideal place because they can both take part in festivals and see the places of interest. The followings are some traditional festivals for you to join in Vung Tau.

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Nghinh Ong Festival- a special event of fishing men

Nghinh Ong Festival- a unique one in Vung Tau

Nghinh Ong Festival- a unique one in Vung Tau- source: internetNghinh Ong Festival is organized in 3 days from  to  August in lunar calendar in Thang Tam Temple on Hoang Hoa Tham street. This festival is recognized as one of 10 biggest traditional festivals in Vietnam by National Administration of Tourism. In 3 days, it attracts a lot of tourists taking part in.

On the first day of Nginh Ong Festival, the elders and hundreds of fishing men in formal clothing with solemn gong and drum start from Bai Truoc beach area to Hon Ba Temple to thurify to express their respect to Beach God and acclaim him to Thang Tam Temple. This is the chance for local people to express their hope about the peaceful sea to the God. After the traditional protocols, visitors can participate in many attractive cultural activities such as singing traditional kinds of music such as Ba Trao and so on.

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Many people take part in Nghinh Ong Festival in Vung Tau

Many people take part in Nghinh Ong Festival in Vung Tau- source: internet

Trung Cuu Festival- a unique event in Vung Tau

Trung Cuu Festival is organized in 2 days such as  and  September in lunar calendar in Nha Lon Song Son, Long Son commune. This is considered as the occasion for local people to pray for peace, health and happiness. At night of , Tien Thuong protocol is carried out. On , Chanh Gio is proceed. This festival is organized with many solemn activities instead of entertainment ones. In 2 days, both local people and tourists gather in Nha Lon Long Son to join the festival.

Nha Lon where Trung Cuu Festival occurs in Vung Tau

Nha Lon where Trung Cuu Festival occurs in Vung Tau- source: internetComing here, you will have chance to contemplate the ancient and unique architecture of Nha Lon and some priceless antiquities such as sculpted altar by Ha Dong artists in the North of Vietnam, Bat Tien tables and chairs which is considered from Nguyen dynasty and many other things.

Duc Thanh Tran Festival- an occasion for honoring the hero

The statue of General Tran Hung Dao in Ha Long district

The statue of General Tran Hung Dao in Ha Long district- source: internetDuc Thanh Tran Festival is organized on  August in lunar calendar in Ha Long district. This festival is an occasion for local people to express their respect to General Tran Hung Dao who had big dessert in expelling the invaders and protecting the country. Moreover, it is the representative for nice tradition of Vietnamese people to national heroes. Coming here, you will have more chance to understand more about great history of Vietnam.

Traditional festivals in Vung Tau are unique activities which are organized to express the respect of local people to the God and great people. Visiting Vung Tau and taking part in these festivals, you will certainly have many memorable experience.

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