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Week 25 – Upcoming Ceremony In The Temple Na Tcha

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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 β€œProcession 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 SΓ£o 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 . πŸ™‚

10 responses

  1. Sounds like it will be quite a party!

    June 22, 2013 at 10:57 am

    • Yes, three more days to go ^0^

      June 22, 2013 at 2:55 pm

  2. The ceremony must be interesting. We also like such events in temples.

    June 22, 2013 at 3:38 pm

    • Last night, I dream about a place surrounding by black and red temples. They all look new and simple! I wonder where I was last night in my dream πŸ˜€

      June 22, 2013 at 3:44 pm

  3. Do share the experience! πŸ™‚

    June 23, 2013 at 8:42 pm

    • I didn’t join the parade, as I got to work that day. πŸ˜€

      July 7, 2013 at 3:39 pm

  4. A very enriching, wonderful ceremony. Full of exciting events and history. Thanks.

    June 24, 2013 at 3:19 pm

    • You’re welcome. Thanks, Island Traveler! πŸ˜€

      July 7, 2013 at 3:39 pm

  5. It sounds like a very interesting festival! I hope you will have a nice time!
    I really like your photograph, too, Cristina – very nice!

    June 24, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    • Thank you, Robert! πŸ˜€ I’m glad that you like it!

      July 7, 2013 at 3:39 pm

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