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Dong Cuong Temple Festival

Dong Cuong Temple Festival
UPDATED: 17 Feb 2016 43 Views

As one of the main festivals in the program of cooperation between the 3 provinces of Yen Bai – Phu Tho – Lao Cai, Dong Cuong Temple Festival 2016 took place over two days February 14th and 15th (ie 7th and 8th of January on lunar calendar).

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Dong Cuong Temple

Dong Cuong Temple worships Mau De Nhi Thuong Ngan and ethnic minority heroes in the war against the Mongol invaders in Tran dynasty. Temple brings meaning of traditional education of history and profound culture. This is the oldest historical and cultural monument, ideal eco-cultural attractions on pilgrimage to the source.

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In 2009, Dong Cuong Temple was recognized as a Historic-Cultural national level relics by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. With many rituals and unique characteristics, Dong Cuong Temple has become a destination on the journey to find the source of the majority of tourists all over the country.

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Dong Cuong Temple Festival

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Dong Cuong Temple Festival was opened with the ceremony on the first moment of the first day of cat in the year. After that is the Mau procession across the river – one of the three main activities in Dong Cuong Temple Festival. It began at 8 am with the participation of thousands of locals and tourists from everywhere. Next to the ceremony with many special activities, Dong Cuong Temple Festival has organized sports activities and outdoor traditional folk games such as tug of war, push sticks, cock fighting …