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Chrorumchec – a festival worshipping the sea in Soc Trang
March 09, 2009        736 views

Khmer people in the Mekong Delta have many year-round festivals, most of them featuring ethnic religion and culture, namely Chol Chnam Thmay, Dolta and Ok Om Bok. In Soc Trang Province’s Vinh Chau District, Chrorumchec, the festival to worship the sea, is held on the 14th and 15th days of the second lunar month (March 10-11) and is aggressively promoted to attract millions of visitors.

An Hai village festival
February 13, 2009        1,779 views

An Hai which used to be a part of An Phuc, Dien Phuoc, Quang Nam Da Nang city now belongs to An Hai Tay, Son Tra district, Danang city. The west area of Danang city was chosen by Nguyen Dynasty to build the bulwark called An Hai. Together with Dien Hai bulwark in the west, it protected Danang harbor. After many attacks of the French and Spanish allied troops in the early morning of the 1st September 1958 into Danang city, Dien Hai and An Hai bulwark was terribly damaged. Although here is no remain of An Hai bulwark, the history of the magnanimous resistance is still in the heart of Danang citizens. In 2000, An Hai village festival is held again to remind people of the magnanimous past.

Pastor festival
February 06, 2009        1,348 views

Pastor festival is the festival for the children keeping buffalos. It used to be held in Phong Le village, Hoa Chau, Hoa Vang district, Danang city.

Hoa My village festival
February 04, 2009        1,377 views

Hoa My which appeared on the map of our country in 1825 (the fifth Minh Mang) now belongs to Hoa My, Hoa Minh ward, Lien Chieu District, Danang city. The festival is held every year on the 12th January (lunar calendar) to remind the young people of the tradition "uong nuoc nho nguon" and to draw out what they have done successfully and what they should do in the next year. Because of the war, the festival was not held for along time. Since 1994, the festival has been held.

Ba Den Mountain Festival
January 19, 2009        1,485 views

One cannot visit Tay Ninh without going to Nui Ba, a beautiful high mountain located in the middle of the MeKong Delta, 11km from Tay Ninh. Nui Ba Mountain is often called Lady Den Mountain after the devoted daughter of a Vietnamese guard officer. She left her father's house and went to the mountain to become a monk after she was forced to marry a guard officer's son. She later died in Nui Ba. The Nguyen dynasty had a bronze statue made in her honor and gave her the title Linh Son Thanh Mau, or Saint Linh Son...

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