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Week 25 – Upcoming Ceremony In The Temple Na Tcha

na tcha temple

The ancient temple of Na Tcha will soon be holding a ceremony for the annual event of the year – Feast of Na Tcha. The ceremony and the worship ritual will be holding at 11 o’clock at night on 24th of June of this year. The ritual for Na Tcha celebration has a history of decades, and its activities include dramas, grabbing firecrackers, lifting the Na Tcha statue and so on. The main activity is “Procession of Prince Na Tcha the Great.” On the following day, on 25th of June, at 10 a.m., a team consisting of more than a hundred of people starts the procession from the Na Tcha Temple and proceeding to Rua de São Domingos, Rua de Cinco de Outubro, Rua dos Mercadores, Senado Square (for 30 minutes) and St. Domingos Square, before returning to the temple. Meanwhile, the other temple of Na Tcha, located near the Ruins of St. Paul, will hold a series of ritual and parade as well, but with a different schedule, to celebrate the Feast of Na Tcha . 🙂