Bach Dang Festival

Time: 8th day of the third lunar month.
Place: Festival center is at Tran Hung Dao Temple – Vua Ba Shrine and other temples and communal houses in Yen Hung District, Quang Ninh Province:
- Yen Giang Communal House (Yen Giang Commune)
- Trung Ban Communal House (Lien Hoa Commune)
- Trung Coc Temple (Nam Hoa Commune)
- Dien Cong Communal House (Dien Cong Commune)
Objects of worship: Tran Hung Dao.
Characteristics: Bach Dang traditional swimming festival.

Bach Dang Festival
The Bach Dang River has been etched into the memories of the local people as the site where several national heroes fough against foreign invaders. These national heroes included Le Hoan (981), Ngo Quyen, who planted sharp wooden stakes into the riverbed to defeat a Chinese invasion force (938), as well as Tran Hung Dao and other famous generals of the Tran Dynasty (1288) who repeated the same strategy.
At Tran Hung Dao Temple and Vua Ba Shrine on the main festival day (the victory day of defeating Yuan – Mongol invaders on Bach Dang River) the 8th of the fourth lunar month there are reappearing the drill of Tran Dynasty’s people and troops performance, sacrifices, Tran Hung Dao’s statue procession, Bach Dang traditional swimming festival, Bach Dang traditional performance, wrestling, human chess… Bach Dang Festival, in which many governmental leaders attend, is big and sacred.

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Bach Dang Festival
The Bach Dang River has been etched into the memories of the local people as the site where several national heroes fough against foreign invaders. These...

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