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Vinh Trang pagoda in Tien Giang province’s My Tho city was built in the middle of 19th century and currently features a mixture of French, Roman, Chinese, Vietnamese and Khmer architectural styles.
It is this time of the year when Japan suddenly turns tranquil, trains get empty and cemeteries start blooming with flowers. It's Obon—the Japanese summer festival of welcoming back ancestors' spirits and returning to one's family roots.
The cultural festival including the ritual celebrating the new corn of the ethnic people of Lo Lo in Ha Giang province’s Meo Vac district 2019 took place successfully on July 20. The cultural event hosted by the district authorities of Meo Vac was joint by Lo Lo groups from Ha Giang’s Dong Van district and Cao Bang province’s Bao Lac district and attracted large numbers of locals and visitors.
Ky Quan II Pagoda located in Ho Chi Minh City’s Go Vap District is famous for its unique architecture that has no roof, door, wall or pillar at all.
The Lam Kinh area in Tho Xuan district, Thanh Hoa, is a special national relic that has kept mysterious tales about the most flourishing feudal reign in Vietnam’s history.
Buddhism came to Laos very early and famous Buddhist pagodas in the country currently preserve unique architectural characteristics.
Within the framework of Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa Sea Festival 2019, Khanh Hoa Center of Culture and Cinema on May 12 performed the rituals of Whale worshipping ceremony. 300 fishermen of the districts of Vinh Truong and Vinh Nguyen (Nha Trang) took part in the event.
The 16th UN Day of Vesak 2019 on May 12 at Tam Chuc Pagoda in Kim Bang district of northern Ha Nam province is about to take place. Here’re images of the UN Vesak taken just before its opening ceremony.
The United Nations (UN) Day of Vesak 2019 is scheduled to take place in Tam Chuc pagoda, Kim Bang district, in the Northern province of Ha Nam from May 12-14 with the main theme of “Buddhist Approach to Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Sustainable Societies”.
Thousands of visitors and pilgrims flocked to the Trang An Landscape Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh to attend the Trang An festival 2019, which opened on April 21.
A festival to commemorate the death anniversary of the Hung Kings attracted thousands of local people and visitors after taking place in Hung Vuong Square, Viet Tri city, the northern province of Phu Tho on April 12.
The 2019 Bach Dang festival officially opened in the town of Quang Yen in the northern province of Quang Ninh on April 11, attracting a large number of visitors from across the country.
Overseas students of Laos in Thanh Hoa city celebrated on April 6 the Bumpimay festival - the traditional New Year festival of Lao people in Hong Duc university.
The Quan The Am (the Goddess of Mercy) festival kicked off at Ngu Hanh Son (the Marble Mountain) in the central coastal city of Da Nang on March 24 (the 19th day of the second lunar month).
Lau Then ceremony (a traditional ceremony of Tay ethnic group) consists of Quet Lau (sweeping bad karma) for lessening or nullifying impacts of past negative karma or bad luck. During the ceremony, in addition to cakes, fruits, participants also bring food bags (rice and paddy) and clothes which are wearing to perform Quet Lau ritual.