The Bach Hao Temple Festival is held on the 5th and 6th day of the first lunar month every year in Thanh Xa Commune, Thanh Ha District, Hai Duong Province, 60km east of Hanoi. The main ceremony starts on the morning of the 6th day of the Lunar New Year, with competitors from five villages arriving at the venue with five trays of offerings and grave markers of three village tutelary gods, who are three generals of the Tran Dynasty (1225-1400) that served the legendary commander Tran Hung Dao. This festival involves many folk games, the most striking of which is a boat race that involves rice being cooked even as the boats are rowed. The boat race is held to commemorate the day King Tran Nhan Tong, the third emperor of the Tran Dynasty, visited Hai Duong Province to pray at the Bach Hoa Temple. Male and female teams take turns to compete in the morning and afternoon. Five boats from five villages will race on Cua Chua River. The race is more than one km long and the goal is to select the three fastest teams. The fastest team among these three will join the next game. “The game originated… Read full this story
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