Ky Yen Thuong Dien Festival will be held from May 7 to May 9, 2017 (to April 12 to April 14 lunar calendar) in Binh Thuy Temple (Le Hong Phong Street, Binh Thuy Ward, Binh Thuy district, Can Tho city).
Binh Thuy Temple - image: Lu Thuan
Ky Yen Thuong Dien Festival is held by the People's Committee of Binh Thuy district on the occasion of the annual full moon festival in April when local people start the important crops of the year. The festival is the highlight tourism of Binh Thuy district of Can Tho.
Binh Thuy temple - image: Lu Thuan
The festival aims to worship the national heroes who have publicly declared and opened the land, built and preserved the homeland of the country, praying for rain, wind, peace and peace. In addition to meeting the spiritual needs, the festival also contributes to educate and preserve fine customs and bold features of wet rice civilization.
Besides traditional ceremonies, over the years, Organizing Committee has also integrated many cultural, sports and sports contents. In 2016 the festival also has activities such as: "Binh Thuy Cuisine", traditional boat racing, orchid festival, boxing championship Can Tho in 2016, Chinese chess, classical music, book and photo exhibitions, calligraphy and other folk games.
Ky Yen Thuong Dien Festival in 2017 promises to have more activities, in which Tourism Development Center will also contribute a booth promoting Can Tho tourism with cheerful activities.
Can Tho Tourism Development Center