quang nam festival

The Much-Awaited 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival

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Quang Nam festival performance, photo from Hoi An Tourism

This year, expect one of the most colorful and poignant festivals in Vietnam to be even better than before. Quang Nam Heritage Festival, now on its sixth term, is created to promote Vietnamese values and Quang Nam’s cultural contributions to the world. The event will be held on 09-14 June 2017 in the city of Hoi An. It aims to celebrate Vietnam’s rich heritage and establish camaraderie with the global industry. Inviting 10-12 heritage cities around the world, the festival is filled with cultural activities and international conferences where all ages are welcome to join and celebrate.

Quang Nam province: The land of unique festivals

Quang Nam province has lots of unique festivals that reflect Quang Nam people’s traditional life and their beliefs. Below are some particular ones here.

1/ Lady Thu Bon Festival

This festival  falls on 12th day of the second month of the lunar calendar, and is celebrated in Lady Thu Bon palace in Duy Tan commune, Duy Xuyen district. It is a traditional festival of the ancient Cham Pa people that was inherited and is still kept nowadays.

Thu Bon Festival
Lady Thu Bon,