Cau ngu festival in Nhon Hai

The annual Cau Ngu (Whale Worshiping) festival was held in Nhon Hai commune, Quy Nhon city on March 27 with a large number of participants.

The festival consisted of many activities, such as the Whale Worshiping ritual, peace-praying ceremony and other cultural and sports events, like tug-of-war, basket - boat competition.

Cau Ngu festival is a traditional festival of this coastal village’s fishermen, aiming to pay their respect to the Whale Worshiping and pray for fruitful catches.

Below are some main activities in the Cau ngu festival taking place in Nhon Hai:

Worshipping ceremony.

The red silk ribbon symbolizes as a bridge from the sea to the whale-worshiping temple.

Ba trao chanty – an indispensable part of the festival.

Tug-of-war competition.

Beating pots while blindfolded competition.


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