Every spring, along with other festivals taking place throughout the country, the annual Quan The Am - Ngu Hanh Son festival is a great feature of community culture, contributing to preserving and promoting the identity. native culture. This is also an opportunity to promote the image and tourism products of the city to attract domestic and foreign tourists to Da Nang. This year, the festival continues to take place according to Buddhist rituals and intertwine with traditional festivals, promising to be an attractive destination for people and visitors in the spring days.
According to Venerable Thich Hue Vinh, abbot of Quan The Am Pagoda, this year the ceremony continues to follow Buddhist rituals, including:
Ceremony of receiving light held on the evening of 18-2 lunar calendar;
Ceremony for boys and men organized the ceremony on the morning of 19-2 lunar calendar;
The lecture on the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara and the nation held on the morning of the 19-2 lunar month;
The procession of the Avalokitesvara statue is held at the end of the 19-2 lunar morning.
After the above rituals, the four people carrying the palanquin had a statue of the Buddha Avalokitesvara from the temple and went down to the boat parked on the Cau Bien River, then circled the boat around the Co Co River.
This ceremony is to pray for the people, sentient beings to go to the sea, to do business on the river and enjoy peace. Besides, a very meaningful ritual at the Quan The Am festival this year is a incense offering ceremony at the shrine to commemorate Huyen Tran Cong Chua, the sacrificial feast of the Dao and the sacrifice of the Spring.
These are rituals performed by the local people with the desire of national Thai, people security, favorable wind and harmony, as well as remembrance and gratitude to those who have merited the establishment and transmission of Non Nuoc art stone ...
In particular, within the framework of Quan The Am Festival - Ngu Hanh Son 2019, there is a program for instructing Zen, performing Martial Arts Meditation, music, calligraphy, painting, tea ceremony, performing Nabijum-heritage ceremonies. Korean intangible culture performed by Korean Buddhist and art groups. At the same time, the Japanese art troupe also brings the festival activities such as Japanese calligraphy art performance, Ikebana flower arrangement art and exhibition of paintings, photos, calligraphy, painting ...
In addition, activities such as the Olympic Day for the whole people's health, village flag association, tug-of-war contests, sticks, traditional boat racing and flower festival continue to maintain the organization, promising to bring to visitors. many interesting things because of their own unique features.
Up to now, the Organizing Committee has established sub-committees to serve festivals such as tourism, culture, trade, security, environmental sanitation, and health. Accordingly, each committee has its own mission. , protect the festival safety.