Festivals in Soc Trang


Ooc-om-bok Festival

Time: In the evening of the 14th day and the 15th day of the tenth lunar month.
Place: In the yards of the pagodas or of the residents’ houses, ngo boat race in the Maspero River (Soc Trang Town).
Objects of worship: Moon deity.
Characteristics: Moon worshipping ceremony, floating lights on the water, ngo boat race.
Participators: The Khmer people in the South, the Hoa and the Viet people.

Thac Con Festival

Time: The middle of the third lunar month.
Place: Anh Trach village, My Tu District, Soc Trang Province.
Characteristics: Cau an (long for peace) ceremony of the Khmer and entertaiment.