The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang on February 21 celebrated the Long Tong (going to the field) festival and received a certificate recognising the Tay ethnic ritual as part of the national intangible cultural heritage.
It’s has long been popular for Vietnamese people to attend festivals and visit pagodas to pray for good luck after the Tet holiday. Many travel companies have introduced attractive pilgrimage and festival tours.
(Cinet)- The festival celebrating Princess Huyen Tran and King Tran Nhan Tong opened at Huyen Tran Cultural Centre in the central city of Hue at the eighth day of the first lunar month on February 17.
On February 3, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Huynh Vinh Ai, Vice Chairwoman of Hanoi City People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc and representatives from relevant agencies worked with My Duc district People’s Committee on preparation for Huong (Perfume) Pagoda Festival 2013.
(Cinet)- Long Tong Festival in the mountainous northern province of Tuyen Quang marked a typical cultural feature of the Tay ethnic people in the north.