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09 September 2014

Nghinh Ong (Whale Worshipping) Festival

The festival is a chance for fishermen to express their gratitude towards the Nam Hai god (whale) and sea gods for protecting and supporting fishermen in their daily lives and at sea, and to pray for peace and a good harvest.

The festival involves the rites of whale worshipping, procession on sea by a big decorated boat with flag and flowers, bustling with drums and gongs. After the rituals are games such as boi singing, ba trao singing, martial performance.

Venue: Than Thang Tam Temple, Vung Tau City, Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province

Source: www.vietnamtourism.com



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