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Folk songs and traditional music are alive in Hoi An town  Culture

Folk songs and traditional music are alive in Hoi An town

Folk songs and traditional music are alive in Hoi An town .They are exciting, and interesting. In Hoi An there remain many folk chanties fruited from the process of labouring of the people during many centuries. They are exciting, and interesting. Folk songs and traditional music are alive in this town. People are familiar with [...] Read more >>
The Bai Choi nights in Hoi An Culture

The Bai Choi nights in Hoi An

The Bai Choi nights have become familiar to the people in Hoi An; on Saturday evenings the people gather on the town common near the Hoai river (also called the Bach Dang river) to enjoy interesting activities during their weekends. No one knows exactly when “Bai Choi” appeared. It is said this game was played [...] Read more >>
Bai Choi - Hoi An folk music Culture

“Bai Choi” – Hoi An folk music

“Bai Choi” had disappeared for a while and in its new avatar is attracting foreign tourists and researchers. One Swiss tourist lingered in Hoi An for a month though she had intended to stay for just two weeks.At first she did not understand anything about bai choi but found it pleasing on the ear and [...] Read more >>
Mid Auturmn Festival  Culture

Mid Auturmn Festival

Mid Auturmn Festival is very much like a combination of Halloween and Thanksgiving. It is known in Vietnam, or the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, is a wonderful ancient festival that revolves around children. On the night of Lunar August 15th, the streets are full of people wandering around and buying festival treasures.The festival, held annually on [...] Read more >>
Thu Bon festival Culture

Thu Bon festival

During the  Thu Bon festival, the atmosphere is animated and people are excited. .It is a traditional festival of the ancient Cham Pa people that was inherited and is still kept nowadays. This festival falls on the 12th day of the second month of the lunar calendar, and is celebrated in Lady Thu Bon’s Palace [...] Read more >>
Long Chu Festival Culture

Long Chu Festival

Long Chu Festival  is a festival that concentrates on the warding off of ghosts and evil from the villages.  Long Chu is a boat in the shape of a dragon which was traditionally a luxurious transport mean for the kings in the old times, used on their sight-seeing or patrolling tours. Like many festivals in [...] Read more >>
The Nguyen tieu festival Culture

The Nguyen tieu festival

On The Nguyen tieu festival, people organize formal offering rituals at village pagodas and temples to honor Emperor Shen Nong and the tutelary Gods, and pray for bumper crops. Today, the people visit pagodas to offer incense, choose fortune lots and pray for health and wealth. The Nguyen tieu festival is celebrated annually by the [...] Read more >>
Whale Festival in Quang Nam Province Culture

Whale Festival in Quang Nam Province

For centuries, the Whale Festival in Quang Nam Province has been considered the biggest water festival by the fisherman of the Quang Nam province.The Whale Worshiping Festival lasts for two days and it is held in Hoi An in the second week of the lunar March. The fishermen celebrate it with the hope of good [...] Read more >>
Vu Lan Day in Hoi An  Culture

Vu Lan Day in Hoi An

The Vu Lan Day in Hoi An is an event associated with the annual wandering of the souls of ancestors; this event has its counterpart in almost all religions across the world. It  is  on the 15th day of the seventh lunar month. The 15th day of the seventh lunar month is the Buddhist version [...] Read more >>
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