Mekong Delta Attractive Festivals
Mekong Delta Attractive Festivals. Where is famous for its natural beauty, pristine nature and friendly locals. Moreover, the festivals bold cultural identity region will be the highlight to attract tourists come to Mekong Delta. 04 Most Mekong Delta Attractive Festivals below will help you understand more about the culture and people here.
Ba Chua Xu Temple Festival in An Giang
Ba Chua Xu Temple Festival is held at the end of April lunar year to attract millions of visitors to visit, make a bustling festival exciting festival in Ba Chua Xu, Chau Doc town, An Giang province. It is still a unique cultural community of the nation, spiritual pilgrimage typical of the South. The significance of the Festival is not only in the spiritual culture but also in the national pride of its glorious history as well as contributions to society. Visitors to the Festival not only participate in regional culture but also witness the historical evidence in the Mekong Delta.
Khmer Cow Racing Festival in An Giang
The Festival usually held from August 29 to Sep 01 lunar calendar (if the month is short, from 29-8 to 2-9 lunar calendar). This is a festival of Khmer Ethnic in Mekong Delta and bold folk cultural identity. The traditional cow race is also cultural activity, unique sport in Bay Nui, An Giang.
Since this is a favorite sport in the local so early in the morning a lot of people are present at the race for waiting. From the start of the race until the end, the atmosphere was always jubilant and exciting, cheers, the good couple of cow.
Ok-om-bok festival in Soc Trang and Tra Vinh
The Ok-Om-Bok festival is also called the Khmer Moon Worship Festival in Mekong Delta, held on the 14th and 15th day of the 10th month of Lunar Calendar. This is the biggest and most anticipated festival of the year. For the Khmer, the Moon is seen as a god of crop regulation that helps them to work well. On the night of the moon, people also organize the water lamps on the lake and the river, looks very sparkling, fanciful.
Chol Chnam Thmay Festival – Mekong Delta Attractive Festivals
Chol Chnam Thmay (or Chaul Chnam Thmay) is a New Year’s festival according to the traditional Khmer calendar. It usually takes place in mid-April and lasts for 3 days. At this time people clean up. Then they decorate the house beautifully, prepare food, fruit cake. If you have traveled to Can Tho, Vinh Long, Tra Vinh, … or other western provinces in April will also participate in this traditional New Year.
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