While the elders prepared offerings for the rituals and conducted traditional rites such as bathing and clothes changing for the Holy Mother, youngsters livened up the atmosphere with traditional songs and dances.
At the event, leaders of Ninh Thuan province extended their greetings to the Cham ethnic community on their traditional festival, expressing their belief that Cham people will continue joining hands to successfully realise provincial socio-economic development goals.
On the three following days, Cham ethnic people visit and extend their best greetings to each other. Joyfully activities are also being staged across the Cham people’s community on the occasion.
The Kate Festival is one of the biggest festivals in Vietnam. It was recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in 2017.