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Major annual festivals in Ben Tre, Vietnam

Major annual festivals in Ben Tre, Vietnam

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    1. Phu Le village festival, Ben Tre, Vietnam

    Phu Le village festival is held in “Dinh Phu Le”, at Phu Khuong hamlet, Phu Le commune, Ba Tri district, Ben Tre. This annual festival is held twice a year. The first time is called Ky Yen, occur from March 18th to March 19th in moon calendar (late in April or early May) to pray for a good weather in the new year. The second time called Cau Bong, occur from November 9th to November 10th (early December) to wish for a good harvest season.

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    You will learn a lot of knowledge about the culture of the “Coconut kingdom” as well as the culture of people in Southwest region.

    2. The whale festival, Ben Tre, Vietnam

    Coastal people from Quang Binh to the South worship the whale, including Ben Tre. Therefore, this is one of the biggest festivals of the year. The festival is held on June 16th in moon calendar (late July or early August) in every “Dinh” in Binh Dai commune and Ba Tri commune. During the festival, fishermen from the whole region gather to participate in, make it’s so crowded and bustle.

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    22 Jan 2020
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