Great excitement to welcoming spring
Updated : Wednesday, February 14, 2018 8:03 AM (GMT+0700)

In the cold air in the early moments of the day and the warm sunshine, everyone feels excited and happy to welcome a new spring.

Enjoying Spring on Xuan Dai Bay

Many activities for the first days of new year

This is the second year the enterprises have continued to respond to the socialization of making spring flowers and fireworks for New Year's Eve to celebrate the new year in Nhan mountain.

Flower Street for the Spring of Mau Tuat Lunar New Year - 2018 is on the segment of Hung Vuong - Dien Bien Phu street to Duy Tan street and the Children's Park. Flower Road will open inthe 29th day of the 12th month in lunar year and will last until the 6th of January in the Lunar New Year. During this time, there are many cultural and artistic activities in the flower space, along with entertainment activities such as performing street arts: walking on stilts, clay modeling, calligraphy, tugging,painting, singing “bai choi”, cuisine... All activities as well as organization funding are mobilized from socialization. 

Before the Lunar New Year, most business establishments for entertainment, tourism and hotel in the province invested in upgrading technical infrastructure and launching new products and services with many incentives for customers in the early days of spring. Hung Vuong Hotel has been made to upgrade the room system, offer a new-year exchange and lucky-money giving program for the guests. Yasaka Huong Sen Restaurant - Hotel newly built the coffee floor. Kaya Hotel continues its street activities of cuisine,folk games and flower space. The eco-tourism area of ​​Sao Viet decorated full of landscapes, especially in the area of ​​Xep beach and Dieu hill, Ong reef...In particular, the business establishments for food and drink committed to ensure the quality of services, food hygiene and safety, list prices and sell at the right prices listed.

Quang Duc Xua near the junction of the landscapes of Da Dia reef, Mang Lang church (Tuy An district)is also an interesting destination for tourists inside and outside the province to experience in this spring festival. In the space of green garden with the fruit trees are two traditional wooden houses tinged with time, inside is a mini museum of Quang Duc pottery and the things in everyday life bearing bold traditional culture of Vietnamese people. Here,visitors can visit, learn about culture and famous ancient pottery in Quang Duc village; take photographs in nostalgic, ecological space; enjoy fresh coffee,tea ceremony and sip a homemade cereal, rice crackers, traditional sticky-rice dumplings, sweetened fruits and send your yearly wishes to the tree with the cute pigs, a product from clay...

Enjoy spring through the festival activities

Phu Yen province has a great cultural relics system, and the Lunar New Year is usually the time of the festival. After a whole year of work, it is the greatest joy to spend the days off with Tet, spring festival and merged into the festive atmosphere in the homeland.It is also a chance to experience, learn the culture, or enjoy the specialties.

In the spring days, to play “bai choi” is one of the passion, pleasure of many elderly. In Phu Yen province, the“bai choi” festival during Tet has almost held in every local. Especially, the Central region “bai choi” was honored by UNESCO as the intangible heritage of mankind,so preserving and promoting for the new life of this type of folk-style art is now widely available everywhere. Lots of tourists are anxious to see a meeting of the whole “bai choi”.

With rich diversity ofter rain, from mountainous areas to the coastal plains, the communities are always associated with rivers, streams and lakes, so in most localities, the water festival is celebrated with great joy. There are many traditional festivals such as O Loan lagoon festival (Tuy An district) held on the 7th day of Lunar New Year in An Cu commune, associated with life of residents along the lagoon: boat racing, shaking the coracle. Along with that is the demonstration activities: dance, lion dance, singing “ba trao”... and many other folk games.Chua River Boat Racing Festival (Tuy Hoa city, 7th Lunar New Year);Da Nong River Festival (Dong Hoa district, 8th of lunar new year);Xuan Dai Bay Festival (Song Cau town, during the 2 days of 5th and 6th lunar new year) with many activities such as knitting net, rowing, swimming basket...

Many other festivals which are boldly cultural, historical, spiritual in the spring days which cannot be ignored with both residents or visitors when coming to Phu Yen such as the Nguyen Tieu poetry festival on Nhan Mountain, held on the full moon night in the first month of lunar year at Nhan tower, Tuy Hoa city. This is the oldest spring poetry festival throughout the country before the birth of Vietnam Poetry Day; incense offering at Dong Cam Dam and many other festivals such as Luong Van Chanh Temple Festival was held on 6th days of the second month in Lunar New Year at Hoa Tri commune (Phu Hoa district); Festival of Le ThanhPhuong Temple on 27th and 28th of the first month in An Hiep commune; The White Stone Pagoda festival on 10th and 11th of January lunar calender in Can Luong village, An Dan commune (Tuy An district)…

Source:Phu Yen Newspaper

Translated by TRINH THUY

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