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The female mandarin offering ceremony

Tuesday, 2018-02-27 10:20:26
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PTO- The female mandarin offering ceremony is an important ritual in the Great Mother Au Co temple festival on lunar January 7th to pay tribute the Great Mother Au Co's merit and pray for favourable weather conditions, bumper crops and prosperous country. An offering team consists of 21 young girls, including 1 priest and two assistants. The others play the different roles.

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The female ritualist team consists of 21 young girls

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Dress up before the performance.

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The priest dressed in red, other in pink and yellow.

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This ceremony is an important ritual of the festival.

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The priest performed the ritual of reading and burning funeral oration.

 

Phuong Thanh

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