The Quan Lan Temple is located in the central area of the ancient Van Don Harbor. The fesyival is organized yearly on the 18th day of the 6th lunar month, but the whole celebrations last from the 10th to the 20th. The festival is organized to commemorate the victory against the Mogol invaders in 1288, as well as the feats of Tran Khanh Du, a famous Tran general. There are also prayers for a good “harvest” from the sea.
Tra Co village is located 8km from Mong Cai. Its takes place annually to commemorate the founder of the village who built a communal house over 600 years ago. Quan He, a leader of the peasants who rose up during the Le – Trinh period, is also worshipped there. On the 25th day of the 5th lunar month, a procession of boats sails from Tra Co to Do Son, the ancestors' native land. On the 30th day of the 5th lunar month, the boats return to Tra Co.
The Bach Dang River has been etched into the memories of the local people as the site where several national heroes fough against foreign invaders.
The mountainous region of Yen Tu has been a centre of Buddhism for many centuries. It is also where the Buddhist sect of Truc Lam originated. Yen Tu is located in Thuong Yen Cong Commune, approximately 15km from Uong bi Town.
The Tien Cong Temple is located in the village of Cam La on Ha Nam Island, yen Hung District. It is devoted to the cult of the founding fathers, who built the dikes that created the populated island of today.
Cua Ong temple is one of the famous remains of the Tran Dynasty in the North-East region of Viet Nam. The Cua Ong Temple is dedicated to Tran Quoc Tang, the third son of Tran Hung Dao, who defeated many enemies and brought peace who fought bravely against invaders, is also honoured there.
The Long Tien Pagoda was built quite recently, in 1941, at the foot of Bai Tho (Poem) Mountain. It is the largest pagoda in Ha Long City.
Quang Ninh Province has witnessed many glorious battles in the struggle against foreign invaders, among which the most famous is the historical Bach Dang victory against the Nguyen Mong (Mongol) armies.
Every year during the Lunar New Year Festival, Swinging is not only a talent competition but also a traditional sporting event that has existed for many years. It is very much enjoyed by youth and it represents an opportunity for boys and girls to meet and get to know each other.
Do Son Buffalo Fighting Festival, Vietnam, is held every year on the 9th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar. It is one of the popular Vietnam festivals & events in Haiphong City. The preparations for this buffalo fighting festival however begin from the 5th and the 6th lunar month itself. The competing buffalos are selected and methodically trained months in advance of the Do Son Buffalo Fighting Festival, Vietnam.
This festival takes place at Du Hang Communal House in Du Hang Kenh Village. The festival is held in memorial of Ngo Quyen.
The Nghe Temple is situated in Me Linh Ward, Le Chan District, about 600m from the Municipal Theatre towards the south-west. The temple is devoted to the cult of Le Chan, a woman general in the insurrection of the two Trung Sisters.
Pho Ma Temple belongs to Nui Deo Hamlet in Thuy Nguyen District.
An Lu Temple belongs to An Lu Village in Thuy Nguyen District. Here, the cuilts of Prince Hung Dao Tran Quoc Tuan and Prince An SInh Tran Lieu (Prince Hung Dao's father) are observed.
This festival is organized at Tran Chau fishing village (Cat Ba). After the ceremony for the Water Spirit (Long Vuong), the commanding drum resounds and hundreds of shouting boys carrying oars begin running to their boats.