Chu Dong Tu – Tien Dung Festival 2016
Chu Dong Tu – Tien Dung festival is held in 03 days, from March 18th – 20th, 2016 (February 10th – 12th in Lunar Calendar). The festival is held to honor great merits of Saint Chu Dong Tu and his two wives and to remember their forever love. This is a big festival and an outstanding love festival throughout the country.
Chu Dong Tu – Tien Dung festival is organized largely every 3 year. On the opening day, people in Binh Minh commune (Khoai Chau district) and Van Giang commune (Van Giang district) process palanquin their village’s Saint to Da Hoa temple to attend the festival. Also, they offer incense to the Saint. Especially, the water procession in Red river is the most outstanding ceremony of the festival. Moreover, many folk games are held in the festival, for example, chess, cock fighting, blind man’s buff, etc.
In order to stimulate Hung Yen tourism promotion activities in the festival’s days, Hung Yen Tourism Promotion and Information Center build an information counter to supply and deliver tourism books and leaflets free for tourists and visitors coming to Da Hoa temple. Besides, visitors can enjoy Hung Yen cuisine such as dried longan, honey, Truong Xa liquor, etc.