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Dissemination of state law on national defense & security for religious deacons in Quang Binh

Church complex on Thủ Thiêm peninsula to be preserved as national relic

Roundtable discussion on religion & environment held in HCMC

Religious committee in Gia Lai meets with local delegates of Vietnam Christian Fellowship Church

Vietnam pagoda project launched in Korea

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Quang Ninh festival commemorates Bach Dang victory

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.

Lao students in Thanh Hoa celebrate Bumpimay Festival

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.

Quan The Am festival in Da Nang city

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).

Quet Lau ritual in Lau Then ceremony of Tay ethnic group in Lang Son province

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.

Hanoi ‘goes green’ on St. Patrick’s Day 2019

The St. Patrick’s Day held on March 17 every year to commemorate Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland, who used the shamrock leaf to ministered Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century. The celebration has been taken place in numerous nations in the world, including Vietnam.

Xa Tac worship ritual re-enacted in Hue Citadel

Le Te Xa Tac (or Xa Tac Worship Ceremony) was held in Thua Thien Hue Province on March 13 to pray for for peace and good harvest.

Thousands of people in Nghe An gather for Buddhist peace prayers

Buddhist followers and local people joint a grand ceremony to pray for peace and happiness held in Vien Quang pagoda located in Nam Dan district, Nghe An province on February 17.

Huyen Tran temple festival kicks off in Hue

Thousands of people gathered in the Huyen Tran Culture Center located in Hue city on February 13 for the opening ceremony of the Huyen Tran Temple festival 2019.

Buddhists releases over 12 tons of fish into Red River

Over 15 thousands of people attended a fish release ceremony at Bat Trang temple located in Gia Lam district, Hanoi city with more than 12 tons of fish set free into the Red River.

Ethnic villages in Kon Tum celebrate Christmas

Jarai and Ba Na ethnic members of Ha Bau Catholic parish in Kon Tum province have just enjoyed a merry Christmas in the spirit of unity.

Activities of Government religious committee delegation in Laos

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Bùi Thanh Hà led a delegation visiting Laos and attending the first Cambodia – Laos – Vietnam Buddhist Leader’s conference held on November 12 in Vientiane.

New rice celebration of Xo Dang ethnic minority represented in Hanoi

Kon Tum was represented at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, outskirts of Hanoi, on October 21. The New Rice celebration, the most important ritual of the year for the Xo Dang ethnic minority group in the Central Highlands, takes place in two or three days during the tenth lunar month. Many worship rituals and festive activities are held to express thanks to the genies and pray to them for a bumper crop, prosperity, and happiness.

Thousands of antiquities kept in St Joseph's Seminary in Ho Chi Minh

The 150-year-old St Joseph's Seminary, one of first French architectural works in Ho Chi Minh City, is keeping thousands of antiquities, sculptures and religious and folklore paintings.

300-year-old Nom pagoda in Hung Yen

Ancient Nom pagoda in the northern province of Hung Yen remains intact with its historical architecture.

Domain de Maria church in Da Lat city

Domain de Maria church is a famous tourist destination in Da Lat city. It is also known as Mai Anh church because of being located on a hill full of cherry trees.

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