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06/19/2019 05:23
Thanh Hoa people joyfully celebrate traditional Cau Ngu festival

Sam Son city authorities in Thanh Hoa province held on June 16-17 a celebration for the traditional Cau Ngu festival and Boi Chai (dragon boat race).

The annual combining celebration is held in Quang Tien Ward on the 14th and 15th of the 5th lunar month to pray for good weather, prosperous and happy life as well as peaceful trips for fishermen with good harvests.

Palanquin processions performed by locals in Quang Tien Ward

The event features traditional rituals such as palanquin procession, incense offering ceremony and liturgical services dedicating to river and sea gods.

Liturgical services

Offerings prepared for Cau Ngu festival

Art program with many unique repertoire

Net weaving competition amongst 12 most skilled fishermen in Quang Tien ward is an indispensable part of the Cau Ngu festival

The festival becomes most exciting with the traditional Boi Chai competition among teams from Sam Son city. There are eight teams joining the competition this year.

Racing boats are decorated in traditional style

Racing boats at the competition

Members of Boi Chai teams are the youngest, healthiest and most skillful young fishermen

The festival attracts large numbers of locals and visitors

Presenting awards for winning teams

The annual traditional cultural event aims to promote positive values in the cultural and spiritual life of the local people and create more favorite attraction in the locality.

DT (baothanhhoa.vn)

Thanh Hoa people joyfully celebrate traditional Cau Ngu festivalThe annual combining celebration is held in Quang Tien Ward on the 14 th and 15 th of the 5th lunar month to pray for good weather, prosperous and happy life as well as peaceful trips for fishermen with good harvests. Palanquin processions performed
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