Chu Dong Tu Festival
Chu Dong Tu Festival in Hanoi is celebrated over three days from the 10th to 12th day of the third month in the lunar calendar. It is celebrated in Chu Dong Tu Temple in Da Hoa and Da Trach villages, which are approximately 25 kilometers out of Hanoi. The package of dragon procession, martial arts competitions, lion dance, and cheo performances make this festival grand, colorful and popular among the tourists. There is much to enjoy with the host of processions, dance, music, food and entertainment on offer; including wrestling, fighting with sticks, Chinese chess and lion dances. To reach the festival tourists can ride downstream on the Red River on a boat or a canoe to reach the temple or hire a motorbike and travel along the dyke of Red River for 20 km from Hanoi.