Nghinh Ong Quan Thanh Festival

The Procession of Nghinh Ong Festival 2016 - (29/08/2016)

(Muinetourism.vn).- On the morning of 28th August 2016, the procession of Nghinh Ong Quan Thanh De Quan - the most important fesitve part of Nghinh Ong Festival 2016 has paraded  through many streets of Phan Thiet city. Tens of thousands of locals and tourists have standed along the streets to watch the procession.


(Photo: Nguyen Vu)

At 05:30 am, the procession of nearly 1000 people departed from Quan De temple (Ong pagoda). The march was joined by members of Quan De Temple, Trieu Quan musical team, clubhouses of Phuc
Kien, Quang Dong, Trieu Chau and Hai Nam, and Thanh Long dragon dance team.
Along with flags of various sizes, incense tables, dragon and lion dance groups, the team of clubhouses comprise traditional folk dance groups, traditional musical instruments performances and especially people dressing as familiar historical and legendary characters such as the Eight Fairies; the Gods of Happiness, Wealth and Longevity, Justice Bao, Tang Monk and his disciples, Quan Binh and Chau Xuong.
The highlight of the procession is the performance of the 49m long dragon under the control of nearly 150 people. Organized to pray for good weather, prosperity and happiness for everyone, the procession was warmly welcomed by locals and tourists along the streets.
Here are some pictures captured at the event:




(Photo: Nguyen Vu)

Nguyen Vu
Translated by Hong Anh
 
 

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