Bach Dang Festival

Place:  Festival center is at Trần Hưng Đạo Temple – Vua Bà Shrine and other temples and communal houses in Yên Hưng District, Quảng Ninh Province.
Time: 8th day of the third lunar month.
Objects of worship: Trần Hưng Đạo.
Characteristics: Bạch Đằng traditional swimming festival.

At Tran Hung Dao Temple and Vua Ba Shrine on the main festival day (the victory day of defeating Yuan – Mongol invaders on Bach Dang River) the 8th of the fourth lunar month there are reappearing the drill of Tran Dynasty’s people and troops performance, sacrifices, Tran Hung Dao’s statue procession, Bach Dang traditional swimming festival, Bach Dang traditional performance, wrestling, human chess… Bach Dang Festival, in which many governmental leaders attend, is big and sacred./.

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