Go market festival

Wednesday - 24/05/2017 09:35

Being held on the first day of lunar new year in Phong thanh village, Tuy Phuoc town, Tuy Phuoc district, the festival maily focuses on market gathering and trading at the beginning of the year to take lucks for the whole year. However, trading is just symbotic purpose, joining the festival for fun is main purpose. Young men and women join in Go market festival to find lover. Teenagers with some lucky money will buy toys, foods, and drinks. The middle-aged people play chess, cock fighting, etc… Go market festival has been held approximately for 300 years. Legend has it that,two generals of Tay Son, Tran Quang Dieu, Vo Van Dung commanded the soldiers stationed in this area opened Go market festival fo soldiers and people entertain to lessen homesickness in the New Year.

Nowadays, Go market festival has enhanced to a new step with soleum ceremony and joyful festival. The traditonal games are organized such as lion dancing, cock fighting, chess, shuttlecock kicking, pots beating, tug, etc…

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