Nhon Ly fishermen join Cau Ngu festival

The Cau Ngu festival, an annual festival where fisherman pray for a good haul of fish from their catch, took place in Ly Chanh hamlet, Nhon Ly commune of the coastal province of Binh Dinh between February 2 and 3.

The Nghinh Ong ritual.

The event takes place between the 9th and 10th day of the first lunar month annually. Many people take part in the festival hoping for a bumper haul of fish and safe voyages throughout the new year.

The event features many activities such as parades in honour of whales, which take place on both land and sea, rituals to pray for good weather and good hauls, cultural events, dragon dances, and folk games.


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