Mount Sam’s spiritual ceremony becomes national heritage

Ngày đăng: 11/06/2015 .
saigoncafetravelA spiritual festival honouring the holy lady of Mount Sam in Chau Doc City, in the Mekong Delta of An Giang was certified as national intangible heritage on June 8.

The Via Ba Chua Xu festival, which has became a national event since 2001, annually takes place from the 22nd to the 27th of the fourth month of the lunar calendar, reeling in approximately 4 million visitors.
The event goes through a number of rituals, most importantly the rite of statue bathing on the opening day, which fell on June 8 this year.

According to a popular mythology, the goddess statue was discovered by locals at the top of Mount Sam, and then carried to the foot of the mountain, where she has been housed and worshipped until today.
The festival also features a range of cultural activities, including musical concerts, a dragon-dance performance and a boat race.
The local authority is carrying out a master plan on developing Mount Sam tourism through to 2020, with a target to turn the destination into a recognised national tourism zone. The recognition is expected to make the locality appeal to investors.
An Giang is home to 1,198 relic sites, including 26 national and 46 provincial items of heritage.
 
Source: VN

Travel Blog

Reviewer TripAdvisor


Private tours daily

Private Tour Mekong Cruise & Cai Be Floating Market

    Private Tour Mekong Cruise & Cai Be Floating Market
Duration: 2Days / 1night
Vehicles: A/C Bus - Boat
Sale: saigoncafetravel@gmail.com

Price : 85 USD

Detail

Private Tour Ho Chi Minh City

    Private Tour Ho Chi Minh City
Duration: 1/2day
Sale: saigoncafetravel@gmail.com

Price : 48 USD

Detail

Private Tour Cu Chi Tunnels & Mekong Delta 1 Day

    Private Tour Cu Chi Tunnels & Mekong Delta 1 Day
Private Tour: 02 - 04 Person
Departure: Saigon City
Sale: saigoncafetravel@gmail.com

Price : 70 USD

Detail

Private Tour Muine Beach and Sanddunes

    Private Tour Muine Beach and Sanddunes
Duration: 3days 2nights
Sale: saigoncafetravel@gmail.com

Price : 185 USD

Detail

Private Tour Muine Beach Enjoy wonderful

    Private Tour Muine Beach Enjoy wonderful
Duration: 2days 1night
Sale: saigoncafetravel@gmail.com

Price : 115 USD

Detail

Private Tour Ho Chi Minh City and Mekong Delta One day

    Private Tour Ho Chi Minh City and Mekong Delta One day
Duration: 1day
Departure: Ho Chi Minh
Sale: saigoncafetravel@gmail.com

Price : 55 USD

Detail

Online support

Working Time (GMT+7)
Monday - Sunday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM

Sales office:
70 Vu Tong Phan, Street, District 2., HCMC
Tel: ( 84-8) 62817466 Hotline: +84 936020978
Email: saigoncafetravel@gmail.com
www.saigoncafetravel.com

Office: Hon Gai port.,Halong City., Quang Ninh Province, Viet Nam.
Hotline: +84 936020978
Email: customercare020978@gmail.com
www.saigoncafetravel.com

Departure:

To visits:

Price : (USD)

Duration:

Address:

Stars:

Price : : (USD)

Keywords