Cham people in Ninh Thuan province open Kate festival

Kate festival, the most important event in the year of the Cham Brahman ethnic people in Ninh Thuan province, opened on Saturday at Po Klong Garai tower in Phan Rang city and Po Rome tower in Ninh Phuoc district.

The festival reminds the ethnic Brahman community of their ancient gods and delivers wishes for bumper harvests and the growth of all beings.

In the early morning, the Brahman dignitaries and followers held a procession of Gods' Costumes to the tower and a ceremony to open the tower gate.

The Cham Kate festival in Ninh Thuan province was recognized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism as a national intangible cultural heritage in 2017.

Source: VOV5