Ha Noi Vietnam Cultural Travel Festival of Five Moc Villages

Festival of Five Moc Villages

Time: The 9th to the 11th day of the second lunar month.
Place: Moc Quan Nhan, Moc Chinh Kinh, Moc Cu Loc, Moc Giap Nhat, Moc Phung Khoang, in Trung Hoa Ward, Cau Giay District, Hanoi.
Objects of worship: Doan Thuong, La Lieu, Hung Lang Cong, and Phung Luong.
Characteristics: A procession of palanquin pass 5 villages, dragon dancing, and lion dancing.

 

This big festival is organized for 5 Moc Villages (every 5-year is held in large-scale). On the main festival day (the 11th day of the second lunar month), the procession of palanquin starts from Phung Khoang Communal House to Giap Nhat Communal House. When passing any village, the people of this village welcome, then join in the procession. The procession of 5 villages follows each other last over 1km with flags, fans, alter table... There are many games in the festival such as wrestling, cock fighting, Chinese chess playing, cheo singing...

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