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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.