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Phan Cong Hon Temple Festival

June 11, 2009          1267 views

(Cinet)- Phan Cong Hon Temple located in Ba Diem Commune, Hoc Mon District, Ho Chi Minh City. The festival of Dong Nhan Temple is held annually on the 25th day of the second lunar month.

Phan Cong Hon who led the people of 18 hamlets of Betel Garden in an attack on the residence of District Chief in 1885.

The death anniversary is held resembling the genie worshipping ceremony.
Every year, on the 25th day of the second lunar month, his kinship and the villagers of Ba Diem Commune organize the anniversary of his death at the temple as the genie worshipping ceremony. There are many people attend the festival to commemorate the hero who sacrificed his life to help the villagers escape from repression and arrestion, bring honor to the tradition of 18 hamlets of Betel Garden.

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