Chuon Ngo village is one of the famous villages, 40 km south of Hanoi. Chuon Ngo has a special mosaic artwork that folk song also recorded:
“The bush has a bodhi tree
Bathtub with cool water, mosaic handmade”
This is also an ancient village with many historical and cultural relics and customs of Vietnamese people. Although time and chaos destroyed a lot, but left to show a golden age of the village. The house of the village and the big columns today remind of a splendid old house with bustling ancient festivals.
It is said that the village chief is Zhang Congcheng, a village of Chuon Wu. His relatives, Truong Huy and Tran Thi Ba are virtuous monks, living happily, living in harmony with the villagers. One night, Ms. Chen dreamed of a red light inserting into her house. After a while the white snake crawled and turned into a lotus, and she raised her left hand to stop it from waking up. Then, she was pregnant and January 9 after giving birth to a son.
The child is born, the smell is flying around the house, everyone is happy, fun. Nam named Thanh, Pho An. He has a very handsome appearance, grew up very intelligent, then studied at home without the teacher but understood the rules, scriptures, martial arts. In that year, student and student Truong Cong Thanh went to medical school graduated from Ly Dao Thanh Ly Ly Nuong.
He was used by King Ly and then by Ly Thuong Kiet to beat Ung and Liem against the invaders in the North. He was awarded the title Pho Quang Ba Tuan. When the country was peaceful, he left from the mandarin, vegetarian Buddhist concept, cloak to draw lines to teach. He was born on 9th August in Huong Hai. To keep in mind his merit, the king gave Ngo Quyen the right to interrupt the phoenix tax to worship and 500 more to build the temple. Every year, villagers Chuon Ngo open the church to celebrate January 9 and August 9. On that occasion, the villagers were eager to prepare the sacrifice of the village priests to pray for his support. Old before the ceremony of the villagers held a very formal contest, use the Nhue River water to make the ceremony, then choose him from the family to attend the festival. The rituals such as incense-offering, washing of the gods are done very nicely, only the new officials participate. Completed, the solemn ceremony began. Outside of incense, flowers, fruit, betel, wine and a black pig, and the interior of the vegetarian. The villagers are closed from the king’s name, so that the “city” does not have “thieng”. The festival lasts up to 7 days and nights. Morning, processions, sacrifices, games and games like wrestling, swinging, dragon jumping. Overnight often welcome or sing to sing. wine and a black pig, and the interior of the vegetarian. The villagers are closed from the king’s name, so that the “city” does not have “thieng”. The festival lasts up to 7 days and nights. Morning, processions, sacrifices, games and games like wrestling, swinging, dragon jumping. Overnight often welcome or sing to sing. wine and a black pig, and the interior of the vegetarian. The villagers are closed from the king’s name, so that the “city” does not have “thieng”. The festival lasts up to 7 days and nights. Morning, processions, sacrifices, games and games like wrestling, swinging, dragon jumping. Overnight often welcome or sing to sing.
Another noteworthy game here is the duck catching game on the river. Getting ducks on land or under ponds is difficult and exciting, but catching ducks on the river is even more exciting. The villagers and visitors gathered together to the two sides of the river, drum beats repeatedly to make the village more exciting, attractive. There are about 6-7 participants. When all was ready, he held a healthy duckling and held it high in front of everyone and dropped it into the river. The boys immediately pursue. Crowded people, noisy dread frightened flying before the chase of the boys. Sometimes two people from the two sides to swim as if they were about to catch a duck, cut one, the duck has disappeared under the river. Spectators are thrilled, laughing, and the captors are bewildered looking for. Later, in a very distant place it floats up in awe at everyone. The boys nearby closed a closed loop slowly closed. The fins are getting smaller and smaller, then suddenly the duck flies high up through the enclosure safely. So the hunting phase took place spectacularly before the cheers of the people. Only when the duck was tired to be caught. People will drop the second duck, third if there are still candidates.
Another tradition of the association is the contest of shoes between the armor on the occasion. Want to have a good batch of shoes, plastic people have to choose the right rice, so white, the seeds are clean, remove all broken grain and grit. The pudding should be strong, pounding constantly and evenly, the cake is smooth. Finally, the cake is white and fragrant, smooth is rewarded. The first prize, the upper body with the award is betel nut and little money. The prize is not big but the prize is to be holy so people feel proud. And in that year the armor will be lucky. On the other hand, the competition stimulated the processing of agricultural products and the ingenuity of the villagers. That is the pride of legitimacy.So the choice of who made the cake is very close to the armor.At the end of the festival, the people of Chuon Ngo organized the procession of the sacred shrines to the shrines at the end of the village. That is the temple of the village tutelary. On the days of lust (the full moon and the first) or when the village has a job, there are smokers here to protect him for the peaceful life of the village and next year to open the crowd again. welcome him to the meeting with the villagers.