Traditional swing festival in Gia Vien hamlet
Update1/22/2020 2:21:36 PM
On Lunar New Year 2020 occasion, traditional cultural activities are held across villages and considered as local special characteristic. The swing festival organized in Gia Vien hamlet, Phong Hien commune, Phong Dien district is one of these traditional cultural activities.

On the fourth of the first lunar month, Gia Vien villagers (Phong Hien commune, Phong Dien district) and visitors gathered together at the bamboo swing set up in a spacious area or near village hall. People then enjoyed and enthusiastically participated in the traditional festival. In preparation for this yearly cultural activity, the Organizer carefully selects swing-making materials for safety purpose.

After the drum is rung three times, the elderly will kick off Gia Vien traditional festival. Later on, teenagers start to compete for prizes as regulated by the Organizer.

Gia Vien village's swing festival is a chance for locals to meet and send others best wishes on Lunar New Year. It also creates joyful festive atmosphere, represents community spirit, the wish for favorable weather condition, peace and happiness. On this occasion, young generations have a chance to show their strength and skill.

- Name:

The traditional swing festival in Gia Vien hamlet

- Type of festival:

Traditional festival


The fourth of the first lunar month

- Location:

Gia Vien hamlet, Phong Hien commune, Phong Dien district

- Activities:

High swing and far swing
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