Cham ethnic people enjoyed activities to celebrate the festival (Source: baoangiang.com.vn)Mr. Haji Jacky, Chief Representative of Islam Muslim Community in An Giang province said that the festival took place from August 9th to 11th. On this occasion, people temporarily postpone business and go to the cathedral to have more blessings. Families decorate colorful flower lights and celebrate the festival.
During the festival, everyone dress in most beautiful costumes. Male aged 15 and above gather in the mosque, shake hands with people, and ask for forgiveness and lenience for any bad behavior over the past year. Meanwhile, women stay at home preparing traditional dishes to welcome relatives and guests.
Presenting gifts to Cham ethnic househoulds in Chau Phong commune (Source: baoangiang.com.vn)
This year, Standing Deputy Secretary of An Giang provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People's Council Vo Anh Kiet visited Islamic Cham people in Chau Phong commune, Tan Chau town and presented gifts to 30 disadvantaged households./.