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Nguyen Tieu Festival , Hoi An TRavel Guide

The Nguyen tieu festival is celebrated annually by the Chinese living in Hoi An on the 16th of lunar January, at Guangdong and Chaozhou Assembly Hall. Residents of the ancient city of Hoi An are always eager to welcome the Nguyen Tieu festival, which falls on the 15th day of the lunar year. On this occasion, people organize formal offering rituals at village pagodas and temples to honor Emperor Shen Nong and the

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Wandering Soul Day , Hoi An Travel Guide

The 15th day of the seventh lunar month is the Buddhist version of the Christian All Soul’s Day, when the souls of those condemned to suffer in hell for their sins are freed for a day. The Vu Lan Day in Hoi An is an event associated with the annual wandering of the souls of ancestors; this event has its counterpart in almost all religions across the world. The Vu Lan Day in Hoi

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Whale Worshiping Fesstival , Hoi An Travel Guide

For centuries, the Whale Festival in Quang Nam Province has been considered the biggest water festival by the fisherman of the Quang Nam province. The fishermen celebrate it with the hope of good luck when going fishing, and with the belief that paying respect to the Whale God will ensure safety and prosperity for the entire village. The Whale Festival in Quang Nam Province is so significant to the fishermen that all the fishing

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