In the history, Quang Binh is located in the place which is interfering of Sa Huynh culture and Dong Son culture. Then the region is also witnessing the expansion of the country to the south of the Republic of Vietnam, fighting border – Trinh Nguyen. During the resistance war against American, Quang Binh is the first line of the northern hinterland of anti-American resistance in the south. That history has left cultural marks a bold, rich cultural heritage, festival Quang Binh. Here we will introduce the biggest festival in the year in this region.
– Festival of traditional boat race on the Kien Giang river.
The festival takes place every year on National Day 2-9. With a long tradition, the festival of traditional boat race is a very proud culture of people lived on Le Thuy river.
– Ba Don Market
Ba Don market is located in the Ba Don town, Quang Trach district, Quang Binh province, is considered one of the oldest markets of Quang Binh. The market has the area over 47.000m2, including three main flat business with about 14000 households. Each month, Ba Don market will meet on 1, 6, 11, 16, 21, 26 months of lunar a calendar. Ba Don market is considered the ancient culture of Quang Binh.
– Festival for fishermen
Fishing festival are held every year on the full moon in April, Bao Ninh Commune, Dong Hoi district. This is a traditional festival for praying finance, praying peace and praying good weather for the people. According to oral traditions in Bao Ninh, from immemorial time have a cadaver whales drift ashore near the estuary which through Sa Dong village. People drag the cadever whale to bury but couldn’t drag. Only after the prayer celebrated, everybody could take on the shore.
– Beating drum festival from Ma Coong person
On the 16th of the first lunar month every year, the Ma Coong people live in Thuong Trach (Bo Trach, Quang Binh) held the drum beating festival for praying good weather, fresh rice, healthy person. This is the special festival because people can meet and love “legal” together. Do not know how long Ma Coong person have this festival, just know from old person saying: once upon the time, the land area of Mo Coong has appeared a yellowish evil monkey, every night it’s usually in the fields eating the corn and rice. From that time, Ma Coong person continuous drop failure, sickness. Villagers determined to pursue this evil monkeys away. And one day, the evil monkeys appear on the field, people brandished gongs and drumming so the evil monkey had to leave this land. From that children are no longer sick anymore.
Cultural festival for many generations has been a spiritual food indispensable of people. If you have an opportunity to visit Quang Binh in the festive season, you remember discovering festival Quang Binh
The largest festival Quang Binh
June 27, 2016