Nguyen Trung Truc traditional festival is large-scale festival is celebrated every year on the 26th, 27th, 28th August lunar calendar of Rach Gia city in Mekong delta
. The festival attracts a lot of people in the region for offering incense to commemorate the heroes of the nation.
Nguyen Trung Truc is one of the first people in the South rose arouse patriotic movement, against last half of the nineteenth century France. His feat made enemy troops awesomeness was burned of French colonial warships in Nhat Tao River, Long An province in 1861 and the battle destroyed Rach Gia fort of French colonial in 1868. From two resounding victories at the time that most patriotic movement, the movement against France pervasive throughout the country to the August 1945 Revolution. Glorious sacrifices of Nguyen Trung Truc national hero is a symbol the indomitable struggling spirit of the nation Vietnam were drawn from the thousands of years of building and defending the country.
The space of the festival was extended most venues and entertainment within the city of Rach Gia with many activities imbued with national cultural identity. Unique and distinctive traditional festival of Nguyen Trung Truc national hero, who arrived home offerings, visit, worship is not only to eat, drink, watch free music, but also sleeping, doctor free drug loading.
The festival is divided into two parts: the festival and the Assembly. Part festival includes identity parade gods, incense, ritual ceremonies at home. Part Assembly include cultural activities and art unique games.
During the 3 days of the festival stage with chemical activities vividly recreated the glorious victories of the people of Vietnam and Nguyen Trung Truc, folk games, commercial activities, tourism, cultural gastronomy South river and many other activities to serve the people pilgrimage.
At the same time, where the Nguyen Trung Truc national hero temple in the provinces of Tien Giang, Long An, Ca Mau, An Giang also organized memorial incense Nguyen Trung Truc national hero. People always proud of tradition of his father brought honor to heroic people of Vietnam.