Vietnam Festival

Giong Festival

Temple Festival (Soc Son)
Hoi Gion (Temple Festival) is a traditional festival held annually in many places in Hanoi to commemorate and celebrate the feat of legendary hero Giong, one of the four immortals. Vietnamese folk beliefs.

There are 2 typical meetings in Hanoi: Soc Son Soc Trang (Giong Temple), Phu Linh Commune, Soc Son District and Phu Dong Giong Temple at Phu Dong Temple, Phu Dong Commune, Gia Lam District. is the intangible cultural heritage of mankind.


Clients come to the Assembly of visitors to the Giong
Passion procession ceremony at Thuong temple (Giong temple)
Feast of elephants in Giong festival (Soc Son) Feast of elephants in Giong festival (Soc Son)
The procession procession Giong Temple festival (Soc Son) Ceremony procession Bridge Giong Temple (Soc Son)
Ginkgo picking procession (Soc Son) Ginkgo picking procession (Soc Son)
The procession procession Giong Temple (Soc Son) The procession procession Giong Temple (Soc Son)
Ceremony procession of young generals in Giong festival (Soc Son) Ceremony procession of young generals in Giong festival (Soc Son)
Pictures of the General Assembly of Giong (Soc Son) Pictures of General Assembly of Giong (Soc Son)
Elephant procession in Giong village (Soc Son) Elephant procession in Giong village (Soc Son)
Giong bamboo flower festival (Soc Son) Giong bamboo flower festival (Soc Son)
Bamboo shoots at Giong festival (Soc Son) Bamboo shoots at Giong festival (Soc Son)
Origin of the Association
The festival at Phu Dong Temple and Soc temple associated with the legend of Saint Giong – is a strange boy in Phu Dong village: although handsome, but still 3 years old but still can not speak, laugh. All day long, he was just lying in a baskets hanging on a bamboo stick, so he was named Giong. But when he heard the king’s call to find talented people fighting foreign invaders, Góng suddenly grew as quickly as blowing, then volunteered to save the country, saving the people. After defeating the enemy, he returned to Mount Soc and rode up to the sky.


Thanh Giong – one of the four immortals of Vietnam, is the symbol of foreign aggression of the nation of Vietnam. Giong is the generalization, visualization and idealization of the whole process of birth, growth, fighting, victory of Vietnam’s first anti-aggression troops during the Van Lang period. In the power of man there is both the physical strength, the arms and the power of the spirit, the extraordinary will.

The mountain of Saint Giacong resting, dressed to fly to the sky, now in Phu Linh commune, Soc Son district outside Hanoi, 40km north of the center of Hanoi. This is the end of the earthly journey – where Saint Gionong watched the last land, leaving his coat and horse to the sky. Ginger pressing on the wood, after turning into “the shirt off”. Mr. Vu Dien left the plow to run to the Giong but not soon down the tree to sculpt the statue. The old lyrics also have the words:

Soc Son is the mountain
St. Giong flew into the blue sky.

Soc Son Mountain remember the grace, the three-day festival from the 6 th to the 8th day of the lunar month. Visitors to Soc Son Soc Son often hear the old saying:

January anniversary of Soc Son
March Hung King’s death anniversary memorial.


The festival reflects the legends of the hero from birth and growing up, committing the feat, the road to enforcing the destiny of citizens, the virtue of being children, and finally, after fulfilling his noble duty. flew to heaven (or returned to the memory of the people). Giong festival is worshiped as one of the “four immortals” of Vietnam, is a god (the god) has prestige and power (invisible) to gather the people of the country. a defense of the country.


Temple Festival (Soc Son)
Thuong Temple is a place for worshiping Thanh Giong and celebrating the festival. Sixth in the festival there are incense offerings of the villagers and the general population … The ceremony begins at the clock tick (00:00). At this time, the candle light, the candle lights brightly. Priests and dignitaries perform the ceremony of clearing (bathing the statue).

The day of the congress usually has the following special contents:

– Bamboo flower offering: Before 1945, 52 communes of 9 communes in Kim Anh district brought bamboo flowers to worship. The bamboo flower is a long bamboo sticks into a fiber on the head and then dyed red, yellow. After the offering of bamboo flowers, the ceremony shouted: “The land, the lotus”, bamboo flowers are thrown for everyone to rob the bridge. This festival is the beginning of the spring, spring is the season of the proliferation of all things, so the thought is mainly directed to traditional beliefs. The bamboos are fringed at the beginning of the symbol of the male temperament.

– Elephant procession of the village of Thuong. Elephant knit with bamboo, black paper 3 – 4 m high with drawings of fierce patterns.

– Elephant ivory procession and ivory feast of Pha Lai village.

– Spreading process: Spreading the picture is divided into two rows on a boat head dragon fish or dragon head tail swallow.

– On the morning of the 7th, the ceremony of cutting the general. Three young women were chosen to represent the enemy general from 13 to 16 years old. About 7 o’clock is the ceremony of the prime minister begins. From the top of the mountain there are flag holders command effect. When the flag is high above the flag, the lower part of the sword will swing the sword quickly to do the symbolic movement cutting off the enemy general. Three girls (general enemy) quickly ran away, quickly swept away and there are people home to pick up.After these special ceremonies, the people enjoy playing games such as playing chess or singing (singing chanting, ca tru) and enjoying the beautiful natural scenery, reminiscing the legendary history heroic, full poetry of our nation since the opening of the country.

Vietnam Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival

In addition to the meaning of children’s time is fun, Mid-Autumn Festival is also a chance for people watching the moon predict the crops and national destiny.

Vietnamese people celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival on the full moon day of the 8th lunar month. On this occasion people make offerings to the family and presents the bread to the moon.

During the Mid-Autumn Festival, adults drink wine, enjoy the moon, and sing drums; Children pick up lights, go to see the lion dance, sing Mid-Autumn songs, and enjoy the candy and fruit presented by their parents outside the yard during the Mid-Autumn Festival in the form of a raffle. According to custom, children’s enjoy fruit candy on this Mid-Autumn night is called “breaking the boat.”

Source of Mid-Autumn Festival

The ancient story that King Minh Hoang (713-741 Tay) is walking the Ngu Uyen garden on the eighth lunar month of the lunar calendar.

On Mid-Autumn, the moon is very round and clear. It’s really beautiful and cool air. The king is enjoying the beautiful scene, meeting with the Taoist La Cong Vien also known as Diep Phap Thien. The Taoist can take the king to the moon.

Origin and meaning of Mid-Autumn Festival - Photo 1

There, more beautiful scenery. The king happily enjoy the scene and melodious with the sound of magic light and the fairies in the beautiful color of fresh dancing and singing.

In that great moment the king forgot the sun in the morning. The monk must remind, the king came out but his heart was still in his heart.

Going to the royal palace, the King also had trouble making the scene so that he had to prepare the Vu Quoc Vu and every night on the eighth of August ordered the people to organize the procession and celebrate the celebration while the king with Duong Qui Phi drinking wine under the moon watching the dancers singing to celebrate his magic duel.

Since then, the organization of lanterns and parties on the full moon day in August has become a custom of the people.

It is also said that the Hang ceremony on the full moon day of the eighth lunar month is attributed to the birthday of King Minh Hoang. Since the full moon day of August is the birthday of Emperor Qingsang, the Tang court ordered the people around the country to hang lights and celebrate the feast.

Since then, the hanging lamp on the full moon day in August became a custom. The Chinese and Vietnamese make moon cakes to worship, eat, give gifts to relatives, and treat guests. Chinese and Vietnamese people held the lantern during the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Origin and meaning of Mid-Autumn Festival - Photo 2

Meaning Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival of the Vietnamese have many other special features with the Mid-Autumn Festival of the Chinese.

According to the Vietnamese custom, the parents give the children to celebrate the moon, buy and do all the candlelight candles to hang in the house and leave the procession.

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival including moon cake, candy, sugarcane, grapefruit, and other fruits. This is an opportunity for children to understand the care of their parents in a specific way. Therefore, family love is more attached.

Also on this occasion, people buy moon cakes, tea, wine to worship their ancestors, grandparents, parents, teachers, friends, relatives, and other benefactors.

It is a good opportunity for the children to show their gratitude to their parents and to show their care to each other.

Chinese people or lion dance organization during the Lunar New Year. Vietnamese people especially organize lion dance or lion dance during the Mid-Autumn Festival.

The Unicorn represents a good omen. The Chinese do not have these customs.

In the past, the Vietnamese also organized the singing of Drums during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Trống quân singing in the rhythm of the three “tinh, barrel, thinh.”

In the past, the girls sang the drum song to sing on the full moon night, especially on the full moon in August.

Boys and girls singing together to both fun and picky you hundred years. People use the poem to write poetry or green bowl to sing.

New Year’s Eve is the Tet holiday of adults to enjoy the beautiful nature, eat cake, and drink tea to watch the full moon in mid-Autumn. Gradually, the Mid-Autumn Festival becomes Tet, but adults also participate in it.

They have the opportunity to play the procession, singing, breaking the boat by his parents and especially the opportunity to eat candy drop door without fear of being scolded.

Mid-Autumn Festival is a very meaningful custom. That is the meaning of caring, of filial piety, of gratitude, of friendship, of reunion, and of love.

Vietnam Festival

Lim Festival

Lim – beauty from North Kinh ( Bac Ninh)

In the beginning of spring, heaven and earth reconcile, all living things, human heart to expose, that is when the land of Noi Deat jubilantly in Lim Lim air. Lim festival is a festival of ancient villages around Lim Mountain and the banks of Tieu Tuong River. This is the largest festival of the region, expressing the deepest cultural arts and spiritual beliefs of the people of Kinh Bac.

Old Lim Society

There is a theory that: The Lim festival originated from the temple, singing association, related to the singing of Mr. Zhang Chi that the ancient mark is the traces of the river Tsingtao quite clearly in the village of Lim. This theory is based on the legend of Truong Chi – My Nuong and the characteristics and characteristics of the Lim festival are cultural activities and Quan họ singing.

Lim has a long history, and grows to the size of the general association (In Noi Due). On the basis of the traditional festivals of the villages in the total area of ​​Noi Due (including 6 communes: Doi Ca and Lo Bao), Noi Du Khanh, Noi Nam, Lung Giang, Xuan O and Tien Doi Du, Dong is also celebrated in the fall of August with many rituals, sacrifices and folk arts activities: drum singing, cheo singing, ca tru, singing and singing. their relatives … Do Xuyen district cadres – the people of Dinh Ca, Noi Due, Kinh Bac have given themselves many garden and money for the rest of the family to maintain the temple, open the festival, keep the fine continuously. He prescribed the naturalization ceremony on the occasion of January each year, according to the tradition of “spring-autumn”. According to this regulation, Dinh Ca, Lo Bao and Xuan O Commune go to Co Lung Temple to welcome the gods of Dinh Ca Family, each village and commune bring a rasp of chicken, betel and betel leaves to sacrifice, then singing until the day of worship. Those who do not open the festival still maintain the sacrifice ceremony at Co Lung, while the singing is held on the occasion of Mid-Autumn Festival. Thus, the district Do Nguyen Thuy is a man who has developed from the festive spirit of God bless the village of the Lim region to the festival of General Forage on the occasion of autumn, August, with the general regulations, bronze He was also the initiator of the festivities in the spring, January.

The regulations on the development and renovation of the Lim Assembly was built by Doan Thuy district in 40 years. In the second half of the 18th century, the same people Dinh Ca, General Nguyen Dinh Dien continued to develop and renew Lim. He provided the fields and money for the general merchandise transfer from the fall of August to the spring of January. He also bought half of Hong Van Mountain (Lim Mountain) to build his tomb on the top of the mountain. Then, Mrs. Mu, the Inner South, tu in Hong An Pagoda (Lim Pagoda) also paid for the rest of Hong Van mountain as a burning candle, open Lim Pagoda and regulations for three years of total open Once in Lim Mountain.

The procession to the Assembly. 
The bride and groom in the dress. 

Lim girl procession palanquin. 

Trai Lim weapons. 
Ceremony at the tomb of Nguyen Dinh Dien.

Lim festival was maintained throughout the nineteenth and first half of the twentieth century. In the war against the French colonialists and the American invaders, the Lim dynasty was not open for decades until the renewal years. Today, the Society is open on January 13th of the lunar calendar every year.

The lim festival is centered on Lim Temple – the place of worship of Hieu Trung Hau – the founder of Quan ho singing and taking place in three surrounding areas: Noi Due commune, Lien Bao commune and the town. Lim. Lim festival usually lasts from 3 to 4 days (from 12th to 14th of January in lunar calendar every year), in which 13th is the festival with many activities including the festival and festival.

Lim festival begins with the procession. The procession with large crowds of people participated in the ceremonial dress of the old days, colorful colors. On the main holiday (January 13) with rites procession, the sacrifices of the village, ladies of the homeland at Co Lung Temple, Hong Van tomb, Do Xuan Nguyen district mausoleum, offering incense offering Buddha, worship her grandmother at Hong An temple. All the officials, incense of the village of Inuit total incomplete in Hong Van tomb to sacrifice the gods. It is said that: While the ritual sacrifices their worship. To sing worship, the men and women of the General Under The line stood in front of the mausoleum. While singing, they can only sing the hymn to praise the work of god.

On the wharf under the boat (Lim village)
Sing them on the dragon boat.
Oh, do not come back.
Sing them on stage Lim.

Apart from the ceremony, the festival also has many folk games such as martial arts, wrestling, chess, dances, weaving, cooking … and especially the singing.

Just like the old-fashioned, fascinating and fascinating is still the cultural activities Quan họ-type of folk has become the common cultural property of the nation. Hang Quan, Lung Giang, Lung Son Pagoda, Duan Dong (Lim Town) Dinh Ca, Lo Bao, Du Khanh Noi Due); Hoai Thuong, Hoai Trung, Hoai Thi. Hoan Quan family took place in the house, on the yard, in front of the pagoda or float on the boat baskets in the middle of ponds – beautiful. The towel he folded the shirt, the three-sided shirt with seven leashes, conical handbag to meet up, meet, welcome each other, warm, delicate and gentle manner of the Quan họ, with folk melodies reaching high artistic level,

 The Quan họ tune is conveyed from many generations, through the festival always enthralled by the salty feelings, love, echoes from the lyrics and more profoundly through the voice characteristic of him immediately. this sister. When guests come to play home,

Get coal, water fans, cut off tea.

This tea is very delicious,

I give you a cup.

And when it came time to leave, the break up was hard to stop, because the lyrics always hold as guests:

Oh, people do about…

View l • Preparatory  Assembly Lim

Come to the Lim festival is about with a sky of sound, poetry and music tingling space to stir the heart. The new seven-piece, three-section hat, straps, silk silk cover, umbrellas, towels, paisley flowers … as the hidden spring life of people and creatures. The game of the Lim family is also a unique way of playing, with each gesture of communication bringing in a high cultural nuance. Lim always left in the heart of the meeting a beautiful thing. That is the special characteristics of the ancient culture in the North and Quan Quan people became the common property of the Vietnamese people.

Vietnam Festival

Yen Tu Festival

On the occasion of the spring, the people nostalgic to Yen Tu, the convergence of cultural essence spiritual. Here, people will be purified to pray peace blessing.

Yen Tu Festival is a festival held in the historic area and scenic Yen Tu starting January 10 to the end of the third lunar month. In recent years, Yen Tu has become a place of spiritual, ecological and tourist cultural tourism, attracting domestic and foreign tourists to visit all year round.

Geographical location of Yen Tu historical and scenic area Historical relics are located in Thuong Yen commune and Phuong Dong commune, in the West – North of Uong Bi city, Quang Ninh province. The ruins of old Yen Tu extend to both the area of Vạn Trân, Hồ Thiên (Đông Triều District).

Mount Yen Tu belongs to the Dong Trieu arc, 1,068m high in comparison with sea level. From the past, Yen Tu has many names: Tuong Son (White Mountain), Phu Van Son (Mount May Mountain), Linh Son (Sacred Mountain) and is known as one of four “Phuc sacred sacred “of Jiaozhou.

In the old days, King Tran Nhan Tong lent his throne to his son, Tran Anh Tong, and went to the Buddha’s realm. A lot of women and women went and advised him to return but they were not allowed to plunge into the stream of suicide. King of Compassion for them should set up a temple to promote uan, from which the temple and the stream called the Oan Coc Cup. The pagoda was restored many times, hidden in the bushes of trees to the stream in the winding in front.

In the famous paintings in our country, Yen Tu is a relic combined harmony and fascinated by two aspects: the depth of history and the mysterious beauty of nature. (internet photo source)

From Goodness Cup is climbing up high and difficult to go. On the road is the old parts of about 700 to 800 years old, the body is very solid, the roots spread the road surface as large python crawling into the steep stairs to go. Go to the slope of the elephant, the ancient tradition of King Tran Anh Tong to visit Hoa Yen Pagoda – the place where Tran Nhan Tong’s monastery, all must go down the palanquin to the pagoda. Beside the slope of Voi Thuong is Hon Ngoc, on the top there are many towers and graves, moss lime. It is the eternal resting place of the abbot of Yen Tu Pagoda.

In the famous paintings in our country, Yen Tu is a relic combined harmony and fascinated by two aspects: the depth of history and the mysterious beauty of nature. It is the pristine beauty of ancient meditation, which contains information about the past, about man and the times.


In the Ly dynasty, early in the Tran dynasty, Yen Tu was the place where Buddhist monks and nuns practiced Buddhism: Thien Quang, Vien Thong, Dai Dang, Dao Dao, Hue Tue. When King Tran Nhan Tong came here to cultivate and establish Truc Lam Zen, Yen Tu became the Buddhist center of our country. Over the past 1000 years of history, architectural works on pagodas, am, towers and ancient precious relics from the Ly, Tran, Le, Nguyen are still hidden traces, hidden in the jungle. Yen Tu is sacred museum of cultural architecture, museum animals, plants rich. Here, the identity of the Vietnamese nation, thought and soul of Vietnam is very clear.

Linh Son Yen Tu has gone subconsciously, is the pride of the people of Vietnam and the admiration of international tourists.

With rich natural conditions, diverse with historical, cultural and tourist values, Yen Tu is a place where favorable conditions exist in scientific research in the fields of history and culture. tourism, ecological environment, biodiversity, gene source protection, etc., to serve the socio-economic development of the locality, contribute to the cause of construction and protection Country.

Yen Tu is associated with the glorious history of the Vietnamese people in the fight and victory in the invasion of the North, the West and the construction of the country. Yen Tu became one of the brilliant symbols of the spirit of independence, self-reliance and self-reliance of the Vietnamese people.

Yen Tu is a collection of historical relics, spiritual culture famous of the country, is a rich and fascinating treasure of history and legend. (internet photo source)

Yen Tu is associated with the name and career of Tran Nhan Tong, a great king in the cause of building and defending the country.

Yen Tu is the place where King Tran Nhan Tong Buddhism, birthplace Zen Buddhism Truc Lam Yen Tu, Buddhism Vietnam, a Zen line is unique in this world. In Him very clearly, interlocking three factors real human beings, the upper and enter the founder of Zen Buddhism Trúc Lâm Yen Tu, Buddhism of Vietnam.

Yen Tu is a collection of historical relics, spiritual culture famous of the country, is a rich and fascinating treasure of history and legend. Yen Tu also preserves historical and cultural relics of the Ly and Tran periods and historical, cultural and civilization markers of the time.

So, every spring, people come here with great respect. Coming to Yen Tu, people are like pilgrimage to the realm, really pure and revered.

Vietnam Festival

Hung Temple Festival

In the history of Vietnam, the 10th day of the third lunar month has become a great day for the whole nation. This is a great festival to commemorate and pay tribute to the founding of the Hung Kings, the first kings of the nation.hoi-den-hung

Hung Temple Festival is a national festival to commemorate the Hung Kings who have built the country. Hung King’s death anniversary has become a long-standing cultural tradition in our country. It is the national festival, the whole people and in the Vietnamese folk mind it is the highest sacred. Thus, the festival is solemnly celebrated annually with the national anniversaries, with the pilgrimage “returning to the roots of the nation” of hundreds of thousands of people from all over the country and overseas compatriots living abroad. The Hung Temple Festival lasts from the 8th to the 11th of the third lunar month, of which the 10th is the congress. The festival takes place at Hung Temple, Phu Tho.


The origin of Hung King’s death anniversary:

Legend has it that: Kinh Duong Vuong gave birth to a son, after succession to the throne of his father, Lac Long Quan. Lac Long Quan took Au Co to give birth to a hundred eggs hatching a hundred children who were ancestors of the Bách Việt. One day, King Lac Long Quan told Au Co: “I am like a dragon, she is a fairy, watermelon carved together, difficult to find together.”

So fifty children followed her up the mountain, fifty children followed her father to the sea. Lac Long Quan for the son Hung Vuong’s succession, as king. Over the past 18 generations, Hung Vuong 18th ceded the throne for Thuc Phan – An Duong Vuong.

To commemorate the merits of the Hung Kings, the King Le Thanh Tong was born in 1470 and King Le Kinh Tong in 1601 copied the seal of an alkaline to the Hung Temple, on the 11th and 12th of the third lunar month. to make the death of Hung King. By the Nguyen Dynasty – the second year Khai Dinh officially selected the 10th day of the third lunar month to mark Hung King’s death to commemorate the Hung King and reminding Vietnamese people to commemorate the worship of the ancestors.

Meaning of Hung King’s death anniversary 10-3:

The anniversary of Hung Vuong Kings 10-3 is to remind the children and grandchildren of the roots, the gratitude of those who go before. Every year, every day, the people of Vietnam, wherever they are, go to the roots of the country.

According to the annual tradition, the Hung King’s death anniversary was held at Hung Temple, Viet Tri, Phu Tho. This is the occasion of children from all over the country returned here express gratitude to those who go before.

On December 6, 2012, the meaning of Hung King’s ancestry was recognized by the world when UNESCO recognized the “Hung Vuong worshiping in Phu Tho” as an intangible cultural heritage representing human beings. species. Now, the significance of the death anniversary of Hung Vuong 10-3 not only reflects the tradition of drinking water, but also the pride of Vietnamese people before international friends.

Since 2007, the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has officially recognized Hung King’s death anniversary as the National Day. Since then, this day has more special meaning to the Vietnamese people.

The ceremony of death anniversary Hung King:

Sacrifices are a collective activity of faith and express a worship and respect, gratitude to the 18 generations of the Hung Kings who have built the country of Van Lang – the first state of the nation of Vietnam. and the gods, the princes, the teres. Collectives can be national (national ceremony), village; It may be a community of people sharing the worship of the Hung Kings, or a group of members sharing the same worship of the Hung King and celebrating the Hung King at the festival of religious beliefs. Hung Vuong worship. Sacrifices are also offerings, but with larger forms and rituals to meet the need to practice Hung Vuong worship for a community of one or more localities. There are usually music, gifts, costumes and there is a jubilee of many people, many dignitaries, who wish to announce the anniversary of the death of King Hung Vuong.
At the ceremony there are two points different to the vows and offerings:
– The sacrifice was a solemn offering on the King Hung and the great gods: Heaven, Earth, Season, Confucius, Hai Ba Trung, Holy Tran, with the country, the gods, the land, the terrain of the village …
– The ritual was also celebrated with the flag, ritual and costume, and the sacrificial object was the animal: a cow, a goat, a pig; fruit, banh chung (glutinious rice cake), rice cake, sticky rice, tea, candy … (vegetarian festival).


+ Sacrifice contents:
1. Hung Vuong worshiping:
Participants in the Prison and the Elderly’s Association participated in the preparation of offerings, the middle-aged men and women participated in the preparation of the Hung Vuong worshiping sacrifice including 18 banh chung , 18 shoes with the legend of the Hung King to the throne Lang lieu with the product is banh chung, bread and shoes to the Hung King. The number 18 represents the 18 generations of King Hung. Besides, there are also some kinds of fruits and cakes, depending on local specialties such as honey cake, gai cake, candy cake and fragrant flowers, sweet fruit; betel leaves, clean water … to offer.
Salty season:
According to the tradition and the theory of the three children, the worship of Hung King was prepared including: Pork, beef, goat meat. However, in order to fit the reality of “plants and animals” of each locality and also to practice saving, so now the offerings are often pigs with white plank or white rooster with white board accompanied by white wine.
According to the folk concept, incense symbolizes the “unconditioned,” fresh flowers symbolize “nature,” the water symbolizes “pure,” the candle symbolizes the “harmony: “means that the four above express the basic idea of traditional belief:” pure, unconditional, natural, convenient. ”
In order to prepare for each festival and to preserve the long tradition, every year, the Board of Executives and the Masses must teach and practice rituals for the successors. Literature readings were given to the celebrants the following year; teaching the techniques of processing gifts shows that the preservation of traditions is carried out in a serious and careful manner; People are carefully guided how to offer gifts and how to do, say anything in worship. Some villages keep and pass on the knowledge of how to select livestock to make offerings and techniques for processing specialties during the festival. The younger generation and the elderly today are still interested in teaching and learning the folk formations associated with Hung Vuong worship. This practice of religious belief has the moral meaning of “Drinking water to remember the source”, “Eating fruit to remember the planters” of generations of people in particular and the people of Vietnam in general for construction work of the Hung King.

IV- Procession procession:
1. The procession:
Today, Hung Kings Death Festival – Hung Temple Festival has been upgraded in size and form to fit and meet the needs of the people to practice worship worship Hung Vuong has become a legacy. intangible cultural representation of humanity. Thus, the procession procession in the Hung Vuong worshiping festival at Hung Vuong Temple relics in Hung Temple and in Phu Tho province are also supplemented by the State and local authorities and people. granted on the form with the motto “both national and modern” and preserve traditional rituals; At the same time, the rituals of worshiping Hung Vuong are still admired, but still respect the honor and respect of the festival. The basic composition of the procession procession is as follows:
– At the forefront is the national flag, the flag; Drums and gongs; Flag team; Endurance, canopy, lung; The procession of the bowl; Van Kieu Van (or stork bowl); Team (ward) Bat sound (music procession); Priest; The formation team; Local leaders and delegates; People’s trousers
2- Steps of sacrifice:
2.1. Staffing:
+ The main board consists of 11 to 13 agencies including:
– Priest: 1 he (also known as the Chief or Chief): the chief presided over the ceremony is the elderly who have the highest rank or pass the village or the first, he most of the village … or a prestigious member of the association.
– Compassion: Two (or four) sacrifices help the presbyter and look forward to celebrating the star ceremony to do so
– Deprivation: two or four of them are the helpers (the role of “devotees”) standing on both sides of the work (offering incense, wine, transfer, read …)
– East; The two of them stood opposite the incarnation ceremony (reading) ceremony ceremony. This role can be seen as a form of “show host” – the program’s ceremonial moderator (replacing the role of the homeroom for the uncomplicated squad).
– the main word; 1 he is the custodian of daily relics participating in the capital.
– The auxiliary: 1 he is his daily help from the main board.
2.2- Standards:
+ The board consists of men aged 50 and over, healthy. The members of the family must strictly abide by the guideline of the Party, the law of the state. Families must not be dusted (with mourning) husband and wife, but children obediently obediently. The donated by the villagers and the elderly association and recognized by the local authorities to represent the villagers in the ceremony of King Hung and the tutelary village of the village was ” . At the same time, the villagers commemorate the construction work of the Hung Kings and the royal village.Sequence_02_Still001x0x0x2

Mr. President is the main member selected by the village. Standard as the members of the banquet but must have both sons and daughters: the family must be full (both wife and husband), children of that family must be prosperous business …
2.3-The music group consists of (percussion, strings, sets):
– a man who controls the drum (drum); Two gong, drum (co-writer); A man who controls the drum; 1 flute player, or sona; 1 second tug …
2.4- The equipment used in medical:
– 1 in the family; 1 mats in the long family; 1 projected in the money; 1 decanter trees put wine discs and red cloth to clean hands; A table for wine, lights, incense for the team; 1 reading price.
2.5. Apparel:
– Traditionally, the customs offices usually wear blue robes, in front of the chest and behind the decoration of the father. If it is a mandarin, then on the decorations of the brood of the Cam: Phuong, crane, stork, chicken … if the martial arts, on the shirt decorated dies Animal: Unicorn, tiger, fox, mouse … wearing white pants, legs to go hia, head with flowers. For his master wear white pants, red shirt, legs to red hia, head with red flowers. There are also two men from the black dress, white pants feet socks, head turban folded black.
2.6. Acting:
The priest and the officials in charge of the service must necessarily follow the Asian pattern in the rhythm of the drum, stepping forward in front of the other. Under the control of the Venerable Siddhartha and the Siddhartha from the initiate (the first week) came on the altar (the last week of the offering).
2.7- Contents of the article:
After preparation is done on the left or left of the family. The team went down to the front of the house preparing for the sacrifice, the main time from 1:30 to 2 hours. The group of priests concentrated in two rows at the money house, separated by a ceremony, facing the communal house. At this time, two chieftains of Vesak and Vishnu were standing in the prescribed position (east and west of the two communal houses) . Before entering the main hall for three weeks (pratice, onion, onion), the rulers must do some work under the direction of the Venerable, traditional followers.
Above are some traditional liturgical ceremonies mainly to organize a worship ceremony Hung Vuong at relics and worship festivals Hung Vuong would be introduced to the worship relics Hung Vuong reference and practice.



Vietnam Festival

Huong Pagoda Festival

Perfume Pagoda is a famous landscapes, historical relics, cultural beliefs of Hanoi in particular and of Vietnam in general.
The first word allowed us to send to the guests good wishes and success. In the spring when the sky is harmonious, the nature is good, the joy of people is also at many folk festivals in our country jubilantly in the Assembly. Spring Festival is the most attractive time for people to go to the pagoda, participate in festivals to express their sincerity, pray for the whole year and have the opportunity to enjoy themselves in the festival of cultural identity. It is not easy to go to the pagoda to pray, but it is also a time for people to seek spirituality after the hard years of their lives. Get into the stream of worship to feel the harmony of heaven and earth when the spring. The door of the temple is open with the sound of the bell and the scent of incense smoke, the ceremony always makes the soul of the stranger calm. And can see the image of Vietnamese pilgrims on the buddhist when the spring.

Perfume Pagoda has become a familiar place in the spiritual of tourists in the country and internationally. Every year, every spring flowers bloom dream of mountain forest Huong Son Millions of Buddhists with the Tao of the four. The Huong Pagoda, the journey to a land of buddhist. The place of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva to improve the monk, to offer a compressed incense. a prayer, or release his soul to fly in harmony with nature, in a region also traces the spiritual and spiritual culture. Huong Pagoda is located in Huong Son commune, My Duc district Hanoi. January 6 is the day of the Huong Pagoda, the festival lasts until the end of the third month of the lunar calendar, this day is the day of opening the forest, the local people became the opening day. winning notoriety, not only by beautiful scenery but also a beautiful cultural beliefs Buddhist people of Vietnam. Unlike any other place, Huong Pagoda is a collection of temples and caves attached to the mountains and forests, and became a large landscape with a harmonious architecture between nature and man-made. was laid out for this mountain of gentle water and then people have blew soul into those wonders. It is a vibrant and vibrant color, which has created a culture of the nation is the culture of religious beliefs. Perhaps it has been through the centuries, it has boldly embedded in the minds of every Vietnamese person when we came to Huong Pagoda, so that the weary people of the year came here with the desire to have a compressed tower. incense. In front of such a scenery the kings and the gentlemen did not regret the admiration. In 1770, when Trinh Sam Pham Huong Son had the inscription of five words on the door of Huong Tich “Nam Thien De Nhat Dong” (the most beautiful male in the world), and many other poets came here such as Chu Manh Trinh, Cao Ba Quat, Xuan Dieu. Che Lan Vien, Hu Xuan Huong … Now Huong Pagoda is not only a regional value, but also a national monument is a spiritual cultural values of a people, because It is the living value of the development chain of Buddhist cult culture. of the Vietnamese people from ancient times until today

Vietnam Festival

Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year is the most important Vietnamese holiday, along with the Chinese New Year culture. of East Asian countries. Before Tet, there are other days to prepare, such as “Tet” (23rd lunar month) and “Sunday” (29th or 30th lunar month).
Because of the Lunar New Year, Vietnamese Tet Lunar New Year (also known as Tet Lunar New Year). Due to the three-year rule of the lunar month of the lunar calendar, the first day of the year of the Lunar New Year is never before 21 January and after 19 February the lunar calendar usually falls between late January and mid-February. Calendar. The annual Lunar New Year usually lasts about 7 to 8 days at the end of the last year and 7 days at the beginning of the new year (23 December to the end of 7 January).
Every year, Tet is celebrated on the first day of January in Vietnam and in some other countries with Vietnamese communities. During the New Year, families reunite together, visit relatives, celebrate the age and worship ancestors … According to customary, New Year often have taboos.

– Lunar New Year is the largest and oldest traditional holiday, the most popular and the most bustling, the most bustling holiday of the whole nation.
Lunar New Year is the midpoint between the old and the new year; Between a working cycle of heaven and earth, plants and trees. Lunar New Year is the most sacred, noble and most important moment for Vietnamese people. It contains the concept of life as well as the customs and beliefs bearing bold national culture both deep and unique, reflecting the spirit of harmony between human nature and heaven and earth. The word “raw” means to start, the word “dan” means morning. “Yuan” is the beginning of the new year.
About the human significance of the Lunar New Year, it is the family’s New Year. As a sacred and sustainable habit, every year of the New Year, wherever you are, including expatriates who still wish to be reunited under the family home, prayed under the altar of ancestors, look back. The house where we cry is born. It is not only the concept of returning home, but behind it is a process of pilgrimage to the source, where buried vegetables cut umbilical.

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Before Tet, there are other days to prepare, such as “Tet” (23rd lunar month) and “Sunday” (29th or 30th lunar month).
As the Lunar New Year is the moon’s lunar calendar, Vietnam’s Lunar New Year is much lighter than New Year’s Day (also referred to as New Year’s Day). Due to the three-year rule of lunar month of the lunar calendar, the first day of the year of the Lunar New Year is never before 21 January and after 19 February the lunar calendar usually falls between late January and mid-February. Calendar. The annual Lunar New Year usually lasts about 7 to 8 days at the end of the last year and 7 days at the beginning of the new year (23 December to the end of 7 January).
During the 3 days of Tet, 3 big meetings are held at one house. The first is the “meeting” of the gods: the first teacher or professional – the first to teach his family is doing; The land of the gods keeps the land where they live and the God of the gods considers the cooking of everyone in the house. The second is the “meet” ancestors, grandparents … the dead. People’s views on the soul of the dead also returned to the children on the occasion of Tet. The third is the meeting of the people in the house.
Before and after the Lunar New Year, Vietnamese people have a variety of customs, depending on the locality. Here are some main customs.
* Mr
Mr. Cong is the god of land management. The apple is the god of the kitchen, or Apple, including two, a grandmother. The ceremony was held on December 23. On this day, Mr. Cong was worshiped at the main altar

Drop the fish to pay for Mr. Cong, apple in the sky
After seeing the apple in the sky, people began to clean their houses, prepare their ancestors, hang paintings, bilingual sentences and flowers in places prepared for the New Year.
* Youth Day
Each year means completing one year’s work. By the afternoon of the 30th, families prepare a tray of rice for their ancestors.
On the altar of the ancestors of all families, in addition to the remaining cake be missing fruit tray. Fruit Trays in the North include bananas, grapefruit, orange (or mandarin), persimmon, lavender. In the south, five fruits are coconut, custard apple, papaya, green mango, pineapple or other fruit. The fruit in the sky, symbolizes the idea of human desire for abundance.
Along with the paintings (folk paintings, bilingual sentences), fruit is a noble spirit of the Vietnamese people in the early days of spring. In the north there are peach blossoms, apricots in the south, peach blossoms, apricots symbolizing the spring of blooming of all Vietnamese families. In addition to the branches, peach blossom peach tomorrow, we also “play” more trees to wipe yellow flowers, put in the living room as a symbol of fullness, luck, happiness …
According to custom, at the end of each year, each person must arrange debt payment, eliminate friction in the old year to the new year agreement.
* Eve
The New Era is the divine moment of the year. At the time of surrender, the family celebrated Uncle Ho. Uncle Ho is a lucky event of the old year and the good things of the New Year. This is a personal encounter with the gods in the house, with their ancestors, grandparents, dead relatives, and also the encounter between humans and paradise at the time of space transfer. rhyme.
On New Year’s Eve, on the altar fragrant aroma, shimmering candles, glass hands in front of the altar.
Folk culture formed the people living in heaven – Earth. There is also the headquarters of the Royal Court in Heaven. Every year, until the New Year’s Eve, the Heavenly family replaces all the officers in charge of work in the world, so every family has a tray of Heaven supplies, old people see, Hope for a peaceful year, rain and peaceful wind.