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Nghia An Hoi Quan Pagoda Festival

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Nghia An Hoi Quan Pagoda Festival

Ho Chi Minh City Festival

Nghia An Hoi Quan Pagoda Festival

15th of the 1st lunar month and 24th of the 6th lunar month

Nghia An Hoi Pagoda, situated at 678 Nguyen Trai  St. In District 5,Saigon is dedicated to Quan Cong, an eminent Chinese man, and other spirits. Every year, the Hoa people, numerous Viet (Kinh) people, and other visitors from distant provinces, take part in the two festival.

On the 14th day of the 1st lunar month, unicorn, lion and dragon dance groups perform for audiences on the large field in front of the pagoda. According to custom, only vegetarian offerings are made to Quan Cong, while the other spirits are offered dishes containing meat.

Anniversary of the Death of the Hung Kings

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Anniversary of the Death of the Hung Kings

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Anniversary of the Death of the Hung Kings

10thday of the third lunar month

The festival annually takes place at Hung Kings Temple in the Zoo and Botanical Garden to commemorate the anniversary of the death of the countrys founders. A great number of people come to pay tribute in a solemn, yet warm, festival atmosphere.

At the ceremony, representavies of the municipal administration deliver speeches on the sarced meaning of the special occasion, while representavies of young Vietnamese people express gratitude to the Hung Kings for their determination to defend the country. Afterwards, guests offer their prayers and there are performances buy local bands.

Death Anniversary of Tran Hung Dao

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Death Anniversary of Tran Hung Dao

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Death Anniversary of Tran Hung Dao

20th day of the 8th lunar month

Every year on the 20th day of the 8th lunar month, Vietnamese people honour the death anniversary of Tran Hung Dao, a national hero from the 13th century.

In Ho Chi Minh City there are many places worshipping to Tran Hung Dao, but the Tran Hung Dao Temple(located in 36 Vo Thi Sau, Ward 4, District 1) is home to the area is largest ceremony. If features traditional rituals feom the North.

Le Van Duyet Temple Festival

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Le Van Duyet Temple Festival

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Le Van Duyet Temple Festival

1st day of the 8th lunar month

Le Van Duyet Temple, located in Binh Thanh District, is dedicated to Officer Le Van Duyet  and his wife. The festival takes place on the anniversary of the death of Le Van Duyet.

During the ceremony, people pray for the safety of the country, favourable weather, a good harvest and happiness.

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