Khanh Hoa Festival

Thap Ba Festival 20th to the 23rd of the 3rd lunar month The Thap Ba Festival is the largest festival in this region organised to commemorate the female genie Panagar. The festival is divided into two parts: the Thay Y (clothers changing ceremony) on the 20th, and the Cau Cung ceremony on the 23rd. These […]

Thap Ba Festival

Khanh Hoa Festival

Thap Ba Festival

Khanh Hoa Festival

Thap Ba Festival

20th to the 23rd of the 3rd lunar month

The Thap Ba Festival is the largest festival in this region organised to commemorate the female genie Panagar. The festival is divided into two parts: the Thay Y (clothers changing ceremony) on the 20th, and the Cau Cung ceremony on the 23rd. These are followed by diverse forms of entertainment, including folk dancing, a flower-offering dance and traditional opera.

Whale Festival

These festivities are tied to a legend in which Emperor Gia Long was saved by a whale while he was at sea. Every year, there is a celebration in Khanh Hoa in honour of the whale.

Whale Festival

Khanh Hoa Festival

Whale Festival

The rituals are heid in communal housea and during the ceremony there is ba trao singing and chau performances.

Am Chua Festival

Khanh Hoa Festival

Am Chua Festival

Khanh Hoa Festival

Am Chua Festival

22nd day of the 4th lunar month

The Am Chua Festival takes place at Chua Mountain in Dien Dien Commune, Dien Khanh District. It is organized to commemorate the genie of Lady Thien Yana, who is worshipped as “the Mother of the Region”.

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