Ho Chi Minh Vietnam Cultural Travel Ky Yen Festival at Phu Nhuan Communal House

Ky Yen Festival at Phu Nhuan Communal House

Time: From the 16th to the 18th day of the first lunar month.
Place: 18 Mai Van Ngoc Street, Ward 10, Phu Nhuan District, Ho Chi Minh City.
Objects of worship: Buddha, gods, talented and righteous men called tien hien and hau hien.
Characteristics: On the first day, it commences with prayers for peace and performances of traditional dance and martial arts, as well as other rites based on southern tradition.

 

On the second and the third days, worship is held according to northern tradition. At the very end of the festival, there is a nomination of a prince and an evening for geishas, as according to southern tradition.

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