Con Son-Kiep Bac spring festival 2019 celebrates bell casting

The Con Son-Kiep Bac spring festival 2019 will take place at the Con Son-Kiep Bac special national relic site in Hai Duong province next month.

A highlight of the event will be a bell casting festival at Con Son pagoda.

The festival marks the 685th death anniversary of Huyen Quang Ton Gia, third progenitor of Truc Lam Zen Buddhism.

The festival will feature incense offering at Con Son pagoda and the temples of Nguyen Trai, Tran Nguyen Dan, Kiep Bac, Nam Tao, and Bac Dau. A water procession ceremony and a worship ceremony on Ngu Nhac mountain will also take place.

Chung cake wrapping, a cooking competition, and a clay firecracker display are planned.

Source: VOV5