Opening festival of Ba Chua Kho temple in Hung Yen

20:11, 24/04/2019

On April 5 (or March 1 in the year of the Pig on the lunar calendar), the Management Board of Pho Hien Special National Relic Area held the opening ceremony of the Lady of the Treasury (Ba Chua Kho) Temple Festival in 2019.  

Female worshiper(s) at Ba Chua Kho Temple Festival 2019
Female worshiper(s) at Ba Chua Kho Temple Festival 2019

Ba Chua Kho temple was built in the 17th century, in the year of Le Hy Tong on Dien Bien 3 Street - Quang Trung ward (Hung Yen city).  The temple still retains many valuable objects such as  silver brooches, silver worship objects, ordination letter, worshiping statues, bronze bells, antithetical couplet tablets ... The temple is located in the area of Pho Hien Special National Relic Area. 
 
Ba Chua Kho temple festival takes place in 3 days from April 5 - April 4 (on March 1 - March 3 in years of the Pig on the lunar calender) with many cultural activities such as  incense offering; men and women worshiping and folk games that attract many local people and tourists to visit and worship.
 
By Mai Nhung