Binh Lieu district holds " Wind abstaining" festival

Monday, May 01 2017, 09:25
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QTV - Binh Lieu district held the “Wind abstaining” festival of Dao ethnic group.
 

During the festival, local people stop working and go to market for shopping
During the festival, local people stop working and go to market for shopping

The "Wind abstaining" day  derived from the custom of avoiding wild animals, natural disasters and praying for great harvests of the Dao Thanh Phan people. This is also a folk cultural activity for young women and men to meet in the "love market". “Wind abstaining” festival included many traditional cultural activities, arts and sports. The festival is also an opportunity to introduce and promote the potential, strength of tourism development and the value of ethnic cultural heritage of Binh Lieu; contributing to preserving, promoting and honoring the culture of ethnic groups, improving the socio-economic development and raising the cultural and spiritual life of the people.
Translated by Chu Linh

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