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    Bach Dang Festival

    Bach Dang Festival is a traditional festival held yearly on the eighth day of the forth lunar month. The festival takes place in Tran Hung Dao Temple and Vua Ba Temple (Female King Temple) in Yen Hung District, Quang Ninh Province. Bach Dang Festival celebrates glorious victories against foreign invaders on Bach Dang River and remembers the merits of national heroes including Ngo Quyen (938), Le Hoan (981) and Tran Hung Dao (1288).

    Bach Dang Festival

    The festival is featured with a procession along the river’s bank and boat race on Bach Dang River. Besides, there are many traditional games such as wrestling, human chess playing, and cock-fighting. The ceremonies are comprised of the usual incense burning and offerings in Tran Hung Dao Temple and Vua Ba Temple. The populations of the village stage a procession along the banks of the river, and also have a boat race. Bamboo leaf-shaped kayaks gliding across the water surface with the shouting of spectators celebrate the victories of days gone by.

    Bach Dang Festival attracts thousands of visitors coming each year. At the festival, tourists will feel a bustling and holy ambiance of the ancient battle on the river and tradition against foreign invaders of Vietnamese people
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