Famous festivals in Binh Duong
Binh Duong province has many festivals that attract visitors with unique cultural features and interesting activities. So which are the famous festivals in Binh Duong? Please refer to the following article.
1. Ong Bon Temple Festival
The Ong Bon festival of the Chinese is also known as Phuoc An Mieu in Quarter 7, Chanh Nghia ward, Thu Dau Mot town.
This festival in Binh Duong is held twice a year. It is celebrated on the 2nd of January and the 4th of July. This is a special festival in Binh Duong that attracts tourists today. Ong Bon Temple Festival is held with the meaning associated with the people who work in the cup making profession. It was they who established the Ong Bon temple for the purpose of supporting their profession.
Ong Bon Temple Festival is held alternately at shrines from the 24th to the 26th of February of the calendar year. Each shrine will be held every 4 years. Activities at the Ong Bon festival, which last around the clock, attract a large number of tourists from near and far.
2. Ba Thien Hau Temple Festival
Referring to festivals in Binh Duong, it is impossible to ignore the famous Ba Thien Hau pagoda. Ba Pagoda in Binh Duong was founded by the Vietnamese-Chinese community. Visitors come to Ba Thien Hau pagoda to pray for luck and fortune at the beginning of the year. Every year on the full moon day of January, the Ba Ba procession festival is celebrated with groups of lions and dragons. Ba Binh Duong Pagoda Festival brings unique cultural performances, the sound of gongs and the parade of floats, lions and dragons.
The most impressive is the procession of 60 young men paving the way with swords and dragon knives. Along with 25 unicorn teams, followed by a load of litchi flowers, hundreds of young girls wearing colorful braids. Ba Thien Hau pagoda festival in Binh Duong attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world. During the festival days, Ba Pagoda is decorated with colorful lanterns and at the end of the ceremony, an auction will be held for charity.
3. Lai Thieu festival in ripe fruit season
Lai Thieu ripe fruit season is one of the festivals in Binh Duong that attracts tourists when they have the opportunity to visit. Lai Thieu festival in the ripe fruit season is usually held after the Lunar New Year. The purpose of the festival is to build a brand of Lai Thieu orchard which is famous for Binh Duong people. Besides, the festival also has the meaning of preserving and developing the garden economy.
Participating in the Lai Thieu festival in the ripe fruit season, visitors will be able to visit, have fun and enjoy all kinds of specialties and fruits of Binh Duong.
4. Ky Yen Festival
Ky Yen festival, also known as praying for peace, is organized with folklore religious activities. During the ceremony, the monks chanted sutras to pray for peace to the people. On festival days, the communal houses in Binh Duong will have a big ceremony and a side ceremony called Ky Yen. Ky Yen festival is considered as an essential festival of the year that can last from 1.5 to 3 days.
One of these famous festivals in Binh Duong is usually held on the 12th, 13th or 15th, 16th when the full moon shines, making it convenient for people to participate. On the day of high tide, the boats also move more easily when the festival is held on the full moon day.
Above are the festivals in Binh Duong: Location and time, hope to help you better understand the cultural and religious characteristics of the "fruit mecca". Don't forget to "note" your Binh Duong travel experience to get more useful information for your upcoming trip.
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