Many Vietnamese holidays are tied to the lunarcalendar, so they annually celebrated in different days. It is worth noting that almost every Vietnamese celebration can be seen or heard of the Dragon, which is considered a symbol of nobility and power.
Holidays and Festivals Vietnam
- Tet (January-February): New Year Vietnamese are doing in their homes spring cleaning, preparing holiday dishes (meat and vegetable dishes, pies and cakes square and round shape), visiting relatives, decorated with trees and road pillars of red paper with written on them verses and their homes - blooming branches apricots or peaches, placing them in a beautiful vase and worship ancestors and bring their graves in order. The celebrations are very extensive - Vietnamese and numerous tourists participate in various competitions, masquerades, games, admiring musical performances, cockfighting, puppet shows on water and colorful show with fireworks.
- Racing bulls (August-September): this unusual spectacle, accompanied by shouts and turbulent emotions, organized in Anzhang province. These races are held in two stages: first the bulls run in pairs in a circle, "ho", and then - in a circle "tha". It is worth noting that as the award winner (driver) is a significant prize.
- Fruit Festival in Ho Chi Minh City (June-August): at this time, you can try all kinds of tropical fruits, purchased from Vietnamese farmers fruit products below market price by 20-40%, to visit a variety of activities, including performances, as well as a walk through orchards (lots of fruit growing in the Mekong Delta).
- Hung Kings Memorial Day (28 April 2015): all the fun takes place in the temple complex of Hung Kings (Phu Tho province) - here you can see the ritual sacrifice, consisting in offering of gifts to the spirits (obligatory gifts - round and square-shaped cakes). And after that, all take part in solemn processions.
Event tourism in Vietnam
As part of the event-related tours you can go onvarious festivals, such as "Yen Tu", "Dong Mai", "Ba Hua Hu," Keo Pagoda festival, water festival "Ndzhing Ong", the festival of folk songs "xoanon" and others.
As for the sports enthusiasts, thefor they are organized tours that involve exposure to wrestling festival Singh (January), bull fights (September-October), the races on elephants (April-May), Festival of boats (end of November).
In Vietnam you can come to the festival PerfumePagodas (mining complex of tombs and shrines located in Hatay). In this sacred place to pray to God for himself and his family - it is believed that through this whole year you will be under the protection of the good forces. During the festival is worth visiting in the adjacent restaurant, which offers a feast on unusual and rare dishes (meat porcupine or deer).
Visiting Vietnam during holidays and festivals will take you a lot of pleasant surprises in the form of all kinds of entertainment and fireworks.