Bamboo Shoot Sprouting Festival


This is a popular festival of many ethnic groups of North of Vietnam such as the Mang, Khang, Xinh Mun, La Hu, Kho Mu and Phu La. The festival is held at the beginning of the rainy season when bamboo shoots sprout. According to the local people, this is the best time to start the farming for the year with the hope of bumper crops. The people also use the time to express their greatfullness to God.