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The festival takes place downstream of
Hoa Binh hydroelectric power plant, near Hoa Binh 1 Bridge.
Before floating lanterns, shamans hold a ceremony to pray for bumper hauls of
fish in the afternoon.
Provincial leaders burn incense to pray for bumper hauls of fish before the
festival.A boat full of colourful lanterns.
Hoa Binh city residents float lanterns on the Da river.
The Da rive sparkles with the light of lanterns.
People float lanterns to pray for luck, peace, and happiness.
Many children excited with floating lanterns on the Da river for the first
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