Dau An Temple Festival 2017
From May 1st, 2017 to May 7th, 2017 (April 6th to April 12th in Lunar Calendar), villagers in An Xa village (An Vien commune, Tien Lu district, Hung Yen province) hold Dau An temple festival in order to honor great merits of Jade Emperor, the Heaven Spirit and the Earth Spirit. The major festival days are from April 6th to April 8th.
April 6th is the opening day of the festival. People organize incense offering ceremony to the Jade Emperor. On April 7th, festival is held with palanquin procession around the village.
April 8th is the day when there is the largest number of people and visitors coming to the festival. They come to see the performance of fighting tiger. Besides, there are many exciting traditional folk games in the festival such as cock-fighting, dragon-dancing, chess and so on.
Dau An temple festival 2017 is largely organized, which attracts thousands of people and visitors and shows the people’s desire dreams of a happy and wealthy life.