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Release of carps by Hanoians marks Kitchen Gods Day

Release of carps by Hanoians marks Kitchen Gods Day

VOV.VN - People in Hanoi have been releasing carps into lakes and rivers throughout the capital in celebration of Kitchen Gods Day, which falls on the 23rd day of the final month of the lunar year.

Party, State leader releases carps to bid farewell to Kitchen Gods

Party, State leader releases carps to bid farewell to Kitchen Gods

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong, his spouse, and Overseas Vietnamese coming home for the 2019 Homeland Spring programme, performed a ritual of releasing carps into Hoan Kiem Lake (the Lake of the Returned Sword) to bid farewell to the Kitchen Gods on January 26.

Red carp village earns big during Kitchen Gods fest

Red carp village earns big during Kitchen Gods fest

As legend has it, the Land Genie and Kitchen Gods ride carps to Heaven on the 23rd day of the last month of the lunar year, to deliver an annual report on household activities to the God of Heaven.

Land genie worship ritual of the Nung

Land genie worship ritual of the Nung

VOV.VN - Worshiping the land genie is one of the major rituals of the Nung. When they settle in a new place to form a hamlet, the first thing they do is to build a temple to worship the local land genie. The temple is also dedicated to the founders of the hamlet.

Jubilant atmosphere of mid-autumn festival in Hanoi

Jubilant atmosphere of mid-autumn festival in Hanoi

(VOV) - The jubilant atmosphere of the full-moon festival prevails every corner especially in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Colorful lanterns, masks and moon cakes are sold everywhere in the streets, making the children more eager for the festival.

Festival honours Kitchen Gods

Festival honours Kitchen Gods

(VOV) -As part of the ongoing flower festival at the Vietnam Centre for Art and Cultural Exhibitions at 2 Hoa Lu Street, the first ever festival honouring Ong Cong (the Land Genie) and Ong Tao (the Kitchen Gods) will be held on February 3.