What better way to tell about the country and its inhabitants than local holidays and festivals? The Vietnamese are a proud people, tempered in battle for their country, respecting age-old traditions, religious people, and yet that is rapidly growing and keeping up with the times.
The reason for many of the holidays were the legends which were told to the present day the history of Vietnam.
The timing colorful and lush festivals of Vietnam are determined by the lunar calendar. The most famous of the history of the festivals of Vietnam – Tet, Lunar New Year, in celebration of which are organized gay street parties and views, and the Vietnamese themselves together with their families, dressed in national costumes and prepare national food sharing with congratulations and good wishes.
Beautiful and bright autumn festival Thu Trang, during which the Vietnamese people decorate their houses with myriads of colorful paper lanterns, feast on the sweets in the shape of a moon and month, and see theatrical Lion Dance, dancers who perform in masks.
Festivals Of North Vietnam
The Festival, Yen Tu
This colourful religious festival of Vietnam, dedicated to one of the figures of Buddhism, a real personality in the history of Vietnam, the king of the Tran Nhan Volume, twice winning Continue reading
Going on vacation in this vibrant and exotic country like Thailand, of course I want to get on some local festival and join the walkers. Of course positive emotions and unforgettable impressions are guaranteed.
Here are some of the regular festivals and celebrations held in Phuket:
4. Phuket gay festival
5. Thao Thep Krasatri-Thao Sri Suntorn Festival – festival
Place: monument sisters-heroines
Held on 13 March yearly in memory of the two heroines who led the defense of the island against the Burmese invaders in 1785.
6. Holiday release turtles
When: April 13
Place: the sea turtle Center of the Kingdom of Thailand
Is held on Songkran, the Thai national water festival, on April 13. It is also a Day of national fisherman.
Songkran – Thai New year. The word “Songkran” is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning “transition” or “movement”. The measurement of the movement of the sun through the twelve astrological signs, beginning with Aries, then Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn. Aquarius, Pisces, and each character took about 30 days. This is the year when the sun passes through all the signs. The calendar used in India and Southeast Asia, which were influenced by India, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, etc. on may 13th, Continue reading