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Hoa Binh

Time: The fourth lunar month.
Place: Tech Lim Ground, My Hoa Commune, Tan Lac District, Hoa Binh Province.
Characteristics: Praying-for-rain ceremony is held at the Tech Lim Ground, the chief of hamlet lays feast tray. Don and Chuong hamlets arrange their troops to perform mock battle and pray the King Water for rain.

Time: The fourth lunar month.
Place: Mai Chau District, Hoa Binh Province.
Characteristics: Praying for rain Festival of the Thai in Mai Chau opens at nights that have the moon's red halo in the third and the fourth lunar months. Everyone sings to pray for rain in every house of the hamlet, then carrying torch procession around the hamlet.

Bac Giang
Suoi Mo Temple Festival

Time: The 1st day of the fourth lunar month.
Place: Suoi Mo Temple, Nghia Phuong Commune, Luc Nam District, Bac Giang Province.
Objects of worship: The Holy Mother of the Three Palaces.
Characteristics: Praying for people's peaceful life and prosperous, good crops. Boys and girls sing giao duyen songs (singing dialogues between boys and girls).

Hai Phong City
Dragon Boat Race Festival

Time: April 1 (by solar calender).
Place: Cat Ba Town, Cat Hai District, Hai Phong City.
Objects of worship: President Ho Chi Minh interested in fishing work.
Characteristics: Boat race celebrates the day President Ho Chi Minh paid a visit to Cat Ba fishing village in 1959 and that day is also the traditional day of aquiculture.

Thai Binh
Dong Xam Temple Festival

Time: From the 1st to the 3rd day of the fourth lunar month.
Place: Hong Thai Commune, Kien Xuong District, Thai Binh Province.
Objects of worship: Mr. Nguyen Kim Lau - the founder of silver carving in the 15th century.
Characteristics: Procession of the founder, boat racing, ca tru, cheo singing.

Ha Noi Capital

Time: 1st day of the fourth lunar month.
Place: Tu Nhien Commune, Thuong Tin District, Ha Noi.
Objects of worship: Chu Dong Tu, princesses Tien Dung and Tay Sa, and Dao Thanh (general of Hai Ba Trung).
Characteristics: Water procession, boi chess.

Dong Co Temple Festival

Time: 4th day of the fourth lunar month.
Place: Tay Ho District, Ha Noi.
Objects of worship: Bronze Drum Genie.
Characteristics: The festival is held in commemorating King Ly Thai Tong when he made the procession of Bronze Drum Genie in Dan Ne (Thanh Hoa) to Thang Long (Ha Noi now), set up a temple to worship the genie.

Time: 5th to the 7th day of the fourth lunar month and the 13th to the 15th day of the eleventh lunar month.
Place: Lien Ha Commune, Dong Anh District, Ha Noi.
Objects of worship: Mr. Dinh Du and his wife, Mrs. Man Hoa Duong (taught a do singing).
Characteristics: Ancestor of ca tru's death anniversary with sacrifice-offering ceremony and singing, dancing.

Bac Ninh

Time: 7th day of the fourth lunar month.
Place: Ngoc Kham Village, Gia Dong Commune, Thuan Thanh District, Bac Ninh Province.
Objects of worship: Three tutelary gods: Lac Long Quan, Tri Son (Mountain Genie), Tri Thuy (Water Genie).
Characteristics: Lac Long Quan's procession to the communal house, Tutelary God council, sacrifices to pray for good crops, and for welcoming the first rain of the rainy season.

Dau Pagoda Festival

Time: The 8th day of the fourth lunar month.
Place: Thanh Khuong Commune, Thuan Thanh District, Bac Ninh Province.
Objects of worship: Mother Buddha Man Nuong and four her daughters: Phap Van (Cloud - Lady Dau - worshipped in Dau Pagoda), Phap Vu (Rain - Lady Dau - worshipped in Thanh Dao), Phap Loi (Thunder - Lady Tuong - worshipped in Phi Tuong Pagoda), Phap Dien (Light - Lady Dan - worshipped in Phuong Quan Pagoda).
Characteristics: Great procession, dragon dance.

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