Monday, December 22, 2014

Pho Quang Pagoda, peace under the shadow of sala tree

Some photos taken in Pho Quang Pagoda, 64/3 Pho Quang Street (recently 64/3 Huynh Lan Khanh Street), Tan Binh District, Saigon, Vietnam.

Peaceful and quiet, it is so amazing feeling to be here, inside busy Saigon.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Can Gio, Ho Chi Minh City in Nghinh Ong Festival 2014

A ceremony yearly held in Can Gio District, HCMC, Vietnam recognized the Nghinh Ông (whale worshiping) Festival as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage.

The festival took place in Can Thanh Commune. It is yearly celebrated from the 15th, 16th days of August on the lunar calendar with festivities including various rituals to worship the whale and prayers for good seas, happiness and prosperity.

Here are some photos taken in Nghinh Ong Festival Can Gio 2014:

Human chess show
'Cai luong' and 'ca co' show - The traditional and popular music in the South of Vietnam
Game of running on the stilts - Can Thanh (Can Gio) beach
Game of boating on Dinh Ba river
Can Thanh beach
Sunset on the beach
Sea at night
Sea in the early morning
Dried fish
Dinh Ba river

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