Pho Hien Folk Cultural Festival 2018
Pho Hien Folk Cultural Festival 2018 takes place from April 21st to April 23rd (from March 6th to March 8th in Lunar calendar) at the campus of Management Board of Pho Hien National Special relic at 139 Bai Say, Quang Trung ward.
Pho Hien folk cultural festival is one of many cultural and meaningful activities of Hung Yen province to respond to the National Tourism Year of Ha Long - Quang Ninh 2018.
In 2018, the festival takes place with two parts: the offering ceremony and the festival. The incense offering ceremony and the opening ceremony are organized seriously. The festival part is held with exciting activities such as dragon dance, lion dance, palanquin procession, water puppet;, sports competitions, folk games, professional performing arts and popular arts, displaying antiques, ornamental and photographic and so on.
Pho Hien folk cultural festival program in 2018 includes a series of activities starting from the popular music show took place on the evening of April 20th. All the cultural activities of this festival are taken place around the Half-Moon Lake where there have beautiful space and many historical relics. In addition to folk games that have been maintained at the festival for many years, this year the organizers of the festival have added a number of new folk games such as the Lemon Festival. Especially, on the Half - Moon Lake in the afternoon of the April 21st to the April 22nd, there will be a performance of water puppet show. This is the first water puppet show to be performed at the festival, promising to bring viewers more emotionally.
With the aim of introducing Hung Yen image to many domestic and international tourists, Hung Yen Tourism Information and Promotion Center has built a tourism booth at the gate of the Management Board of Pho Hien Special National relic. Hung Yen Tourism Information counter displays and introduces tourism books and leaflets as well as specialties of Hung Yen province such as dried longan, honey, Ban Soy sauce, etc. Especially, there is Ca Tru singing performance at the tourism counter. This performance attracts many visitors to explore, visit and enjoy.