The Go-to-the-field festival in Quang Yen kicked off

Monday, Jul 03 2017, 14:33
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QTV - On July 2nd, the go-to-the-field themed "Coming to the Cultural Heritage hometown of Quang Yen" is kicked off at Coc Communal House, Phong Coc Ward, Quang Yen Town, Quang Ninh. 
Some images taken at the festival:

The chairman of Quang Yen People's Committee beats drum to kick off the festival
The chairman of Quang Yen People's Committee beats drum to kick off the festival

 

A boat race in the festival
A boat race in the festival

 

The planting competition
The planting competition

 

The festival attract crowd
The festival attract crowd

The festival is held annually in the 6th month in lunar calendar. It reflects the gratitude of local people toward the agriculture and village gods and send wishes of bumper crop and favorable weather. The fesstival features interesting activities like a ritual to invoke the agriculture god at Cốc Communal House ; the ceremony of rasining the first rice plant in field and the planting competition among farmers from Phong Cốc Ward. The festival is taken as an opportunity for the town to boost its socio-economic development movements, introduce cultural features, historica relics and spiritual tourism potential to tourists and pilgrims. 
Translated by Dao Linh

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