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Thai Vi temple festival

When the Bai Dinh pagoda festival finish, Thai Vi Temple Festival takes place on 14th to March 16th lunar to tribute the merits of the Tran. Thai Vi Temple was built in 1285 by Tran Thai Tong King. So this is the area to worship the first king of the Tran: as Tran Thai Tong, Tran Thanh Tong, Tran Nhan Tong, Tran Anh Tong, the Minister Tran Hung Dao, Tran Quang Khai and Thuan Thien Queen.

Thai vi temple is spiritual spot for many to come to commemorate merits and contributions of generations of kings Tran. Temples was constructed right in the ground where King Tran Thai Tong chose to build ancient imperial palace Thai Vi. In front of the temple is Ngoc Well (Pearl Well) which was built from green stone. In the middle of temple yard is 2-storey bell-tower, with eight-roof of tile, 8 corners of the bell-tower roof bend like the tail of phoenix. The bell inside was casted in 1689.

Thai Vi Temple Festival includes the Kago and Sacrifice festival. Celebration of the procession led by the a drum carried by two people and a person wear a robes and one persons wear a hat of the barn swallows, next 5 persons with 5 flags of the five elements, and next there is a Kago with eight tables to put articles of the Tran King, the Queen or Princess of the Tran and floral notes

On the morning of 14 -3, the Kago coming from all the roads in the district, in the province of Thai Vi temple in jubilant atmosphere of the festival. The Kago will be gilded splendidly by the young is dressed by the customary ancient festival.

Sacrifice festival is important ceremonies, organized in front of the temple. the organizing committee consits of 15 to 20 people including funeral oration boss, one person read funeral oration, 2 persons initiated funeral oration and each side has from 5 to 10 persons to perform the the incense, the wine dedication. He read the funeral oration to praised the merit of King Tran Thai Tong which is presented through the performing arts.

Entertainment: traditional games such as: lion dance, dragon dance, playing chess, wrestling, rowingArriving to Thai Vi festival, visitors have the opportunity to visit landscapes of Ninh Binh. They are Thai Vi temple, Bich Cave, Tien cave, Xuyen Thuy Cave.


Thai Vi temple festival


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