Tien Cong Festival in Quang Ninh

PANO - The Tien Cong Festival has been held from February 8 � 11 (the 5th to the 7th day of the first lunar month) on the occasion of the Lunar New Year 2019 in Quang Yen town, Quang Ninh province.

As part of the program to celebrate the National Tourism Year 2019, the Tien Cong Festival highlighted typical cultural values of Quang Yen town, local people's tradition of reclaiming land from the sea and developing marine economy as well as praised the family lineage worshipped at Tien Cong Temple.

The festival highlight was a ceremony to honor old-aged people, who led a large procession and carried the palanquin (the symbol of the worshipped god) to the temple.

During the festival, many cultural, art and sport activities such as card games, chess, Cheo (traditional opera) and Quan Ho (love duet) singing and swinging were also held.

Source: People's Army Newspaper