Annually on the 27thand 28th of January lunar calendar, thousands of inhabitants andtourists from near and far flock to Le Thanh Phuong temple festival in My Phu 1hamlet, An Hiep commune (Tuy An district). Apart from the traditional ritual,at the festive parts, there is also the martial art performance, thecompetitions of sports, folk games like: human chess, stilt, bag jumping…Thisis not only pure folk game but has also become one particular spiritual dish,an inevitable spiritual dish of the local inhabitants during this festival.
Journalists of Phu YenNewspaper recording some photos at the festival.
Martial arts performance at Le Thanh Phuong temple festival
Human chess-a particular trait of the festival
Competing at the content of bag jumping
The athletes skillfully moving on the stilt The teams competing at the content of horse riding to pull flags
Female volleyball teams competing effervescently
Stick pushing for males
Source: Phu YenNewspaper
Translated by HAI LOAN