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Hang Pagoda Dinh Hoa Festival

Hang Pagoda (also known as Gieng Pagoda) is located in Dong Chua village, Cho Chu town, Dinh Hoa district, Thai Nguyen Province, Vietnam. Hang Pagoda is a historical relic, this was once the residence and working place of President Ho Chi Minh after the Border Campaign in 1950. The festival takes place on the 14th, 15th, and 16th of the first month (lunar calendar) every year.

IMG Hang Pagoda Dinh Hoa

How Is Hang Pagoda Dinh Hoa Festival Unique?

Hang Pagoda Dinh Hoa Festival in 2 parts:

1. Ceremony:

The main ceremony is also known as Ky Yen ceremony. According to tradition, villagers all go to the pagoda to pray for a year of good rain and wind, and the village will be peaceful, prosperous, and happy. From the evening of 14 to 12:00 on the 15th day of the first lunar month (lunar calendar), 3 people of about 50 years old or older with pure morality and dressed neatly will be appointed to pay homage to the ten directions.

Ceremony trays are usually bananas, oan, and vegetarian offerings made from delicious local sticky rice. And the procession of palanquin procession from Hang Pagoda to Quan De Temple is a very important part. Leading the procession are majestic and colorful teams of lions and dragons. Besides, there is an incense offering ceremony to commemorate President Ho Chi Minh.

IMG Hang Pagoda Dinh Hoa 1

2. Festival:

After the rituals, there will be entertainment activities imbued with local culture such as: Con tossing, Lion and Dragon Dance, balancing bridge, duck necklace toss, blindfolded goat catching, Chinese chess, Cockfighting, catching ducks in jars, blindfolded duck catching, blindfolded pot smashing, toad pulling, soccer, cultural exchanges,…

IMG Hang pagoda festival 2

It’s Worth A Visiti Long Tong Festival

Hang Pagoda is a national historical site, recognized in 2015. Therefore, the Hang Pagoda Festival is maintained, developed and organized annually to preserve the beauty of local culture. The festival is organized to preserve traditional cultural values ​​and promote the value of historical relics. Today, the Festival attracts many tourists to Dinh Hoa, Thai Nguyen.

Dinh Hoa has many relics associated with Vietnam’s history of defending the country. Besides, there are festivals featuring the beauty of local traditional culture and natural landscape.

If you are planning to explore Dinh Hoa in general and Hang Pagoda in particular, please contact Origin Vietnam immediately. We will always accompany you on every tour in Vietnam. Let’s create a Vietnam vacation with many happy and memorable memories.

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