|Hạ Temple-Thượng Temple-Ỷ La Temple Festival will be held from March 8 to 13. — Photo panoramio.com|
HÀ NỘI — Hạ
"The festival will take place from March 8 to 13 at the three temples to respect the Mother of Water religion and popularise it among the Vietnamese people," Tô Hoàng Linh, chairman of Tuyên Quang People’s Committee, said at the press conference in Hà Nội.
"Mother Goddess, representing the three realms of the universe – Heaven, Water and Mountain -- is the most important religion in Việt
The festival will open at the Hạ Temple in Tân Quang Commune with a ceremony and festive activities, such as a water procession, release of lanterns, performances of rituals and a culinary contest, as well as a photo exhibition, circus, water puppetry and folk games.
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The festival was revived in 2007 and is being held every year since then. — VNS