Nguyen Cong Tru Temple Festival
The festival is held in three days, annually on the 13th -15th of November of the lunar calendar in Nguyen Cong Tru temple in Quang Thien commune, Kim Son district. On the 13th of the lunar calendar, worshipping “yet cao”, on the 14th worshipping “chinh ky”, on the 15th worshipping “ta”. The form of “te” (worshipping) is the same as in other festival.
During the festival, a woman will come to sing with « dan day »(a kind of traditional guitar) and a simple pair of « phach » (castanets).
The festival guests will be given a cash bonus for interesting singings and a good voice.
The second rank doctor Pham Van Nghi had written « Funeral oration for Nguyen Cong Tru » to read on the worshipping ceremony.
Entertainment activities include some folk games such as : kylin dance, westling competition and a swimming competition on the An River.
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