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Excited crowds drawn to opening ceremony of Soc temple festival

Soc Son district in Hanoi played host to the launch of the Soc temple festival on January 30, the sixth day of the first lunar month, with a mix of thousands of Buddhists and festival goers in attendance.

Thousands descend on Tam Chuc pagoda during the start of Lunar New Year

As the nation’s largest temple, Tam Chuc pagoda in the northern province of Ha Nam has seen hordes of people flock to the site during the opening days of the Lunar New Year, with the Management Board of the site deciding against selling entrance tickets to avoid severe congestion.

Traditional Tet Festival in Thang Long ancient royal court reproduced

The Tet Festival in the ancient royal court of Thang Long (now Hanoi) is being reproduced at the Thang Long Royal Citadel Heritage in the capital city.

Business booms in red carp farming village ahead of Kitchen Gods Day

Ahead of the annual Kitchen Gods Day, which falls on the 23rd day of the final month of the Lunar New Year, residents of Thuy Tram red carp farming village in Tuy Loc commune of Cam Khe district in Phu Tho province have been busy catching fish in order to meet the extra demands of the domestic market during the festive season.

Exploring ancient Buu Minh pagoda in Gia Lai

Located in the heart of Nghia Hung commune in Chu Pah district in the central highland province of Gia Lai, Buu Minh pagoda has become a popular destination among visitors due to its spectacular nature with the pagoda shrouded in mist each morning.

Mong Ethnic people enjoy Gau Tao Festival

The annual Gau Tao Festival of the Mong Ethnic people in Mai Chau district, northern Hoa Binh province opened on January 4. It is an age-old rite revealing the cultural features of the locals. The festival is held to pray for good weather and abundant crops. It also provides a chance for the elders to gather and wish each other longevity and bless their descendants with luck and health; and for girls and boys to make a date and pray for happiness all year around.

Senior Buddhist monks visit churches on Christmas Eve in Vietnam

It is uncommon for Buddhist monks to celebrate Christmas, but the rare moments were captured at churches in the northern Vietnamese provinces of Ha Nam and Quang Ninh this year's celebration.

Christmas in alleys of Ho Chi Minh City

Many alleys and Catholic villages in districts in Ho Chi Minh city have been lit up with colorful lights and beautiful Christmas cribs.

Hanoi’s streets lit up with array of festive Christmas decorations

Shopping malls and churches throughout Hanoi have got into the festive spirt by brightly adorning their buildings with colourful decorations to mark Christmas Eve.

Bui Chu diocese hosts 17th Youth Day

The 17th Youth Day 2019 themed “Coming back to relatives” took place on November 19-20 at Phu Nhai Basilica, Nam Dinh province’s Xuân Truong district   with the participation of over 20,000 youth from 11 dioceses in Vietnam North.

Tens of thousand people take part in Ben Tre coconut festival 2019

The fifth Ben Tre Coconut Festival themed “Coconuts on the Way to Integration and Sustainable Development” took place in the Mekong Delta city of Ben Tre on November 14-20.

100-year-old One Pillar Pagoda adorns Bien Hoa

Buu Son Pagoda in the capital of Dong Nai Province, built in the 18th century, has just one pillar holding up its roof.

Nom Pagoda’s record-breaking terracotta statues

Located 30 km east of Hanoi, Nom Pagoda in Hung Yen Province has the largest collection of terracotta statues in Vietnam.

Nghinh Ong Festival in Kien Giang

The Nghinh Ong (whale worshipping) Festival opened in Lai Son commune, Kien Hai district, the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on November 12.

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