Khai Son Festival

Quế Hiệp Xã Quế Hiệp, Huyện Quế Sơn, Tỉnh Quảng Nam


Khai Son festival, Nghi Son village has entered the subconscious of every people here, so after 3 days of the Lunar New Year to sacrifice to grandparents, ancestors and visit relatives far away, everyone prepares for the festival. On January 4, all hamlets, depending on the direction of East, West, South and North, gather on the mountain festival, worshiping mainly incense, flowers, fruits, cakes, sticky rice and tea. Pray for buffaloes and cows to release mountains peacefully, without collapsing tunnels, falling holes or grabbing tigers and pythons eating. Next, on January 7th, all households go to the grave of the dead, burn incense at Tien Hien, and the 8th is the official day of Khai Son Festival.

Located 1km from the festival area along the national defense road to the northeast is the forest of the Forbidden Temple. The forest is about 10 hectares wide, surrounded by green terraced fields. With a primeval forest of hundreds of precious wooden trees jutting into the blue sky, the stories are mysterious, especially about the forest of the Forbidden Temple. Next to Nghi Son village, lying on a picturesque mountain slope, Khai Son Festival brings unique and unique cultural features... Nghi Son will increasingly attract tourists inside and outside the province to visit and explore.

A very typical cultural feature of a region, contributing to the vitality and identity of the indigenous people, which the media has long frequented to report, comment on, both far and near. Currently, Quang Nam Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism is coordinating with Que Son district to survey to compile a dossier to request the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to recognize Khai Son Festival as a cultural heritage level. Nation. This is a very meaningful and humane job, so that the Khai Son Festival in Nghi Son village is worthy of its name, in order to preserve and develop a precious and respectful culture.

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