In the morning of February 20, in the framework of the traditional Fisheries Festival in Ky Hoi year - 2019, was held annually by Thanh Khe District, the ceremony of honoring "Fisheries Festival in Danang City" took place. national intangible culture.
Due to the mandate of the Ministry of Culture - Sports and Tourism, Director of Da Nang Department of Culture and Sports, Mr. Huynh Van Hung (outside, right) awarded "Certificate of National Intangible Cultural Heritage : Fisheries Festival in Da Nang city ”to leader of Thanh Khe District People's Committee.
Protection and promotion of values Fisheries festival is a big and urgent political task
Director of Da Nang Department of Culture and Sports, Mr. Huynh Van Hung emphasized: This is the honor and pride of Da Nang city and also affirmed the protection and promotion of the value of the Fisheries Festival. major and urgent political tasks under the direction of the Party Central Committee's Executive Committee at the 8th Session Resolution of the "Strategy for sustainable development of Vietnam's marine economy to 2030, with a vision to 2045" .
It is known that, for many generations, the Fisheries Festival has gradually shaped itself as a spiritual cultural ritual typical of the communities of the Central and Southern Vietnam, associated with the worship of whale worship (God linh Nam Hai) - considered by the seafarer to be the guardian god of fishermen and boats.
In the thought, in deep feelings, with the coastal residents community, the fishing festival is the important ceremony, the biggest ceremony of the year. Just a festival of seasonal prayers - fishermen, especially with the sincerity and sincerity of the god of the gods, pray for the god of Nam Hai Ban for a year "Heaven and quiet sea, shrimp and fish full of compartments", "Attack, tons benefit, attack peace ”.
In some fishing villages, in the content of the essay or the text, it also begs "Nam Hai Spirit" to protect property (boats, boats) and the fate of the fishermen "Please go and return. Smoothly. Go healthy, go to peace, full of squid, shrimp, fish. And moreover, the festival also "prayed for the National Thai - Dan An".
Cau moi festival not only shows the unique and regional folk cultural identity of each local fisherman with heritage, but also an environment to preserve, enrich and promote the diversity of identity. national culture, is an opportunity to promote Vietnamese cultural values.
A proof of Vietnam's maritime and island sovereignty
There is an existing highlight from the cultural roots, the history of the ancient tradition at the fish-climbing festival, which is very interesting, considering and solving the problems of contemporary history ... That is "Ceremony Fisheries Association is also a source of data, is the material evidence and the spirit of authenticity of the sovereignty of the islands and the experience of dealing with the islands and islands of Vietnamese generations in the past, present and future.
The festival has affirmed that for thousands of years, our nation has had a clear, open-minded and always-going view of the sea, has affirmed national sovereignty on the sea and at the same time always fully aspires to reach and cling sea, clinging to fishing grounds to master the East Sea of the country.