This festival celebrates the famous Hai Bà Trưng sisters.
Held in Me Linh District, Hanoi this festival celebrates the famous Hai Bà Trưng sisters, Trung Trac and Trung Nhi. These famed heroines are celebrated for riding elephants into battles from 40-43AD. They eventually proclaimed themselves empresses after gaining independence over foreign invaders. A colourful procession marks the beginning of this festival and includes elephants and colourful offerings to the ancient Hai Ba Trung Temple.