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24/01/2023 - 16:43

Exciting traditional Fairy Swing Festival in Dien Hoa Commune 

On the morning of the second day of the Lunar New Year of the Cat (January 23), the Organizing Committee of the Spring activities in Dien Hoa Commune, Phong Dien District held the traditional Fairy Swing Festival in the Lunar New Year of the Cat 2023.

Fairy Swing Festival is an indispensable part on the first days of the New Year in Dien Hoa Commune

The Fairy Swing Festival is an indispensable folk game in the traditional Tet holiday of sincere farmers, which has been preserved and maintained by the people of Dien Hoa to this day.

The traditional Fairy Swing Festival in Dien Hoa Commune has been formed a long time ago. The Festival is not only a traditional festival of the people in Ngu Dien area, but also a special festival of Thua Thien Hue Province every Tet holiday.

After two years of disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fairy Swing Festival, which was held in Dien Hoa Commune in the Lunar New Year of the Cat, created a bustling and joyful atmosphere; connecting people in the commune; thereby, creating positive energy for an exciting new year ahead.

The festival this year includes three categories: men's singles, women's singles and mixed doubles, from nine participating units.

The Fairy Swing Festival contains the meanings of praying for peace and good harvest for the villagers. It is an occasion where young men and women show off their talents to conquer the heights, as the pinnacle in life and career, etc.

As coming to this traditional Fairy Swing Festival, visitors can also feel the sense of adventure and magic with the ao dai fluttering on the swing. In addition, the enthusiastic cheers of a large number of people and visitors created a peaceful, bustling and joyful scene.

The following are some photos recorded at the traditional Fairy Swing Festival in Dien Hoa Commune on the morning of the second day of Tet:

Preparing for the swing

For safety, athletes must wear belts carefully

They had to create a strong momentum so as to be able to get the swing up high

Smoothly coordinating

The Fairy Swing Festival is a place where "fashionable and wealthy young people" compete in health and endurance

There are three levels "green, yellow, and red" for the athletes to achieve

Two athletes got their swing to the highest red level

Members of the Organizing Committee supported the athletes to stop the swing safely

Cheering for the athletes enthusiastically

Capturing beautiful moments of the day when returning home to celebrate Tet

Many children enjoyed watching the traditional Fairy Swing Festival

The Organizing Committee gave prizes to the teams with high achievements

By DUC QUANG

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