Hoi An Full Moon Festival Schedule

The Full Moon Festival is held on every 14th day of the lunar month (Chinese Calendar) Under the full moon, Hoi An becomes one big center stage where all the locals come out and participate in reviving the golden days … Continue reading

Mid Autumn Festival

Tet Trung Thu, as it is known in Vietnam, or the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, is a wonderful ancient festival that revolves around children. The festival, held annually on the 15th of Lunar August in Hoi An, helps create the most … Continue reading

Whale Worshiping Festival

For centuries, the Whale Festival in Quang Nam Province has been considered the biggest water festival by the fisherman of the Quang Nam province. The fishermen celebrate it with the hope of good luck when going fishing, and with the … Continue reading

Wandering Souls Day

The 15th day of the seventh lunar month is the Buddhist version of the Christian All Soul’s Day, when the souls of those condemned to suffer in hell for their sins are freed for a day. The Vu Lan Day … Continue reading

Tet The Best Epitomizes Vietnam’s Cultural Identity

Tet, also called Tet Nguyen Dan,  is one of the most celebrated Vietnam festivals & events. The Vietnamese, wherever they may be, are all thrilled and excited with the advent of Tet, and they feel an immense nostalgia, wishing to … Continue reading

Nguyen Tieu Festival

The Nguyen tieu festival is celebrated annually by the Chinese living in Hoi An on the 16th of lunar January, at Guangdong and Chaozhou Assembly Hall. Residents of the ancient city of Hoi An are always eager to welcome the … Continue reading

Long Chu Festival

Like many festivals in the small town of Hoi An, the Long Chu Festival is steeped as much in cultural concerns as it in religion. Long Chu festival is  celebrated on the 15th of the lunar January and July, when … Continue reading

Lady Thu Bon Festival

This festival falls on the 12th day of the second month of the lunar calendar, and is celebrated in Lady Thu Bon?s Palace in Duy Tan commune, Duy Xuyen district. It is a traditional festival of the ancient Cham Pa … Continue reading

Lady Thien Hau Worshiping Festival

The festival is held annually by the Chinese living in Hoi An on the 23rd of the 3rd month of the lunar year, at the Fujian and the Duong Thuong Assembly Halls. However, most of the other member of the … Continue reading

Doan Ngo Festival

“Doan Ngo Festival?, also called ?T?t gi?t sâu b?? (translated as Parasite-killing Festival) is another on eof Vietnam’s significant festivals. So what do the names mean? Translated literally, “Tet” refers to “festival”, “Doan” means “the start”, and “Ngo” is the … Continue reading